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Cinco de Mayo Sizzling Homemade Popcorn

Lekue Popcorn Popper

Celebrate the 5th of May with this Mexican spiced popcorn. The spices and the salt combine with the lime juice for the perfect combo to top your popcorn.

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  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 lime, juiced and zested
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels


1. In a small pan over medium-low heat, melt the coconut oil.

2. Add the cumin, chili powder, cayenne, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, kosher salt, and lime juice. Stir to combine, reduce heat to low, and stir occasionally while you're preparing the popcorn.

3. Pop the kernels in the Lekue Popcorn Maker.

4. Pour the popcorn into a large bowl, pour over half of the spice mixture across the top, and toss, toss, toss. Pour the other half of the spice mixture and lime zest over the popcorn and toss again.

Source: Purchase a Lékué PopCorn Maker at

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