Maple-Chili Popcorn

Sweet, spicy and crunchy – this snack has it all! If you only have microwave popcorn, simply drizzle the sauce over it and allow it to cool before serving. The spiciness can be adjusted for tender mouths, or omitted if hot pepper is a problem.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 48
Fat: 0.9g
Saturated fat: 0.5g
Monounsaturated fat: 0.2g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g)
Protein: 0.5g
Carbohydrate: 9.9g
Fiber: 0.6g
Cholesterol: 2mg
Iron: 0.2mg
Sodium: 79mg
Calcium: 7mg



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Ingredients

• Cooking spray
• 8 cups popcorn (popped without salt or fat)
• ½ cup maple syrup
• 1 tablespoon butter
• ½ teaspoon salt
• ½ teaspoon ground red pepper 



PREPARATION
Prep Time: 20 minutes


1. Preheat oven to 300°.
2. Coat a 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan or other large rimmed baking pan with cooking spray. Place popcorn in a large metal or glass bowl lightly coated with cooking spray.
3. Combine syrup, butter, salt, and pepper in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring just until combined. Cook, without stirring, for 2 minutes.
4. Pour syrup mixture over popcorn in a steady stream, stirring to coat.
5. Spread popcorn mixture in an even layer into prepared pan.
6. Bake at 300° for 15 minutes.
7. Remove from oven, and cool completely in pan before serving.

4 servings of 1¼ cups each







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