Spicy Cajun Popcorn and Nuts
This nutty popcorn snack mix is lightly seasoned with cayenne—just enough to give it a flavorful kick without setting your mouth on fire. Of course, if you feel hotter is better, then by all means shake it on with a heavy hand.
8 cups popped popcorn
1/2 cup toasted, coarsely chopped pecans
1/2 cup roasted peanuts
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, melted
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Place popcorn and nuts in large bowl.
- In small microwave-safe bowl, microwave butter on HIGH until melted, about 30 seconds.
- Stir in dry mustard, garlic powder and cayenne pepper.
- Drizzle over popcorn mixture and toss well.
Makes 9 (1 cup) servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of The Popcorn Board.