This addictive popcorn is seasoned with chile powder and furikake, the seaweed-based Japanese seasoning. It’s based on a popcorn from Hawaii that is so popular, some movie theaters sell it (at others, people sneak in flavor packets to make their own).
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1/4 cup canola oil
1/2 cup popcorn kernels
4 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons furikake (see Note)
2 teaspoons chile powder
Wasabi peas, for serving
How to Make It
In a large pot, combine the canola oil and popcorn kernels. Cook over moderate heat, shaking the pan, until the popcorn is popped, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat.
Stir the butter, furikake and chile powder into the popcorn. Transfer to a large bowl, top with wasabi peas and serve.
Furikake is available at Asian markets and many Whole Foods.
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