Peanut Butter for the Hungry

Chili Peanut PopcornServes: Makes 2 servings
Cooking Time: 10 min

Peanuts and popcorn come together to create the ultimate snack – with a kick. Enjoy Chili Peanut Popcorn during a movie, while watching the game or as an afternoon treat.


1/3 cup salted peanuts 75 mL
1/2 tsp chili powder 2 mL
1/2 tsp peanut oil 2 mL
2 tbsp popping corn 25 mL
Fresh lemon juice


In heavy-bottomed saucepan set over medium heat; toast peanuts until golden. Place peanuts in bowl. Sprinkle chili powder over warm peanuts; toss to coat.

In same saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add popping corn and cover saucepan. Cook over medium heat, shaking pan occasionally, until the popping stops.

Stir popped corn into chili peanuts. Add more chili powder, if desired, and lemon juice to taste just before serving.

Nutritional Information:

Calories: 214
Protein: 7.9 g
Total Fat: 14 g (of which 6.4 g is monounsaturated)
Carbohydrates: 14 g