Spicy Cajun Popcorn

Spicy Cajun Popcorn

A spicy gourmet popcorn with a Cajun twist!
Course Appetizer, Snack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Author Heather H. of Kitchen Concoctions:


  • 2 1/4 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 2-3 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 20-24 cups plain popped popcorn, (from 1 cup kernels air popped or 3-4 microwave packages)


  1. In a small bowl stir together spices to form Cajun seasoning blend. Set aside.
  2. In a separate small bowl, stir together melted butter and hot sauce. Set aside.
  3. Pour popped popcorn into a large bowl and drizzle butter and hot sauce mixture over popcorn. Toss to combine. Sprinkle 2-3 teaspoons of the Cajun seasoning over the buttered popcorn and toss to combine. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

recipe adapted from Yahoo Food