Daddy’s Popcorn

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  • Published Apr 19th
  • Ready In7m
  • Servings4
  • Calories285
You will never go back microwave popcorn after trying this range-top recipe. It is made with oil, margarine, and seasoned salt.

Daddy’s Popcorn Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Daddy’s Popcorn for 4 servings:

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/2 cup unpopped popcorn
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt, or to taste

Daddy’s Popcorn Cooking Instructions

  • Prep2m
  • Cook5m
  • Ready In7m

To cook Daddy’s Popcorn, you need about 2 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Daddy’s Popcorn is about 5 minutes , and you can serve your Daddy’s Popcorn within 7 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Daddy’s Popcorn easily:

  1. 1 Start by cutting a paper grocery sack in half. This will serve as a makeshift serving bowl and it will absorb excess oil.
  2. 2 In a 2 quart pot, combine the oil, margarine and popcorn. Set over high heat, and constantly shake the pan back and forth. After the first kernel of corn pops, place the lid on the pot, and continue shaking. When the popcorn starts to lift the lid up off the pan, remove it from the heat, and hold it over the paper bag until it stops popping.
  3. 3 Pour into the paper sack and season with half of the seasoned salt. Shake the paper sack to distribute the salt. Taste before adding more so you don't make it too salty. You can always add more salt.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 285 calories; 22.8 grams of fat; 18.7 grams of carbohydrates; 3.2 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 209 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 6th 2011

    Great recipe-I have made this recipe for years, since I was a kid. The only addition I have made is shaking parmesan cheese on it as well (use less salt) - delicious!

  2. Jul 19th 2008

    Believe it or not there is a trick to this for those who are afraid of burning the popcorn. Only add 3 kernels to the oil first and when all 3 pop then add the rest of the unpopped kernels. ...

  3. Jun 8th 2008

    This reminds me of the popcorn weused to take to the drive in when Iwas a kid. Good to have once again tohave my kids experiance it, too. We had a movie night, popped this popcorn and ...

  4. Feb 6th 2008

    Hi, I posted this recipe. I just wanted to let you know the ingredients I use because reviewer "Annie" gave me 1 star because she is having troubles getting it right. I start by buying the ...

  5. Jan 14th 2008

    This was absolutely delicious! The oil and butter combine to make a perfectly seasoned snack without being greasy. We used to make air-popped popcorn and drizzle on melted butter -- tasty bu ...

  6. Apr 9th 2007

    Try adding the salt in with the oil, margarine and popcorn before popping. This is how we do it and it's popcorn is the best!!!

  7. Mar 13th 2007

    Soooooo easy and delicious, no need to microwave ever again! But! Note that this popcorn can be made really successfully using the same method but with only 1 T of canola oil and 1 T of ma ...

  8. Jan 2nd 2007

    Delicious! Used butter in place of margarine. My mom and dad couldn't stop eating it and kept saying "This is the best!!!"

  9. Nov 19th 2006

    I've made this recipe a few times now, and it's really easy and tasty! I would DEFINTELY recommend reducing the salt. It's way too salty as is, but this is just a personal preference. Als ...