Asian Flavored Popcorn
Recipe By Lari Robling
Chinese New Year flick recommendations – Eat Drink Man Woman and the The Wedding Banquet and, of course, a bowl of this popcorn that replaces butter with sesame oil which is lower in saturated fat.
- 8 cups unseasoned popped popcorn (plain store-bought is fine)
- 1/3 cup toasted sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1/8 teaspoon five spice powder
- 1/8 teaspoon powdered ginger
- 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 300° degrees.
2. Blend together oil, soy sauce, five spice and ginger.
3. Pour oil over popcorn and toss to distribute evenly.
4. Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet.
5. Bake for ten minutes, or until popcorn is crisp.
5. If desired, sprinkle sesame seeds over popcorn and serve immediately.
Reminder: The ingredients in a recipe determine if it should be eaten every day, some days, or on special occasions. It's up to you and you doctor to determine what can be part of a healthy diet for you and any special needs you may have.
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