How To Cook Popcorn In A Pot?

How do you make homemade popcorn?

  • Directions Place popcorn in a large baking pan; keep warm in a 200° oven. In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup, water and salt. Cook over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 235° (soft-ball stage). Remove from the heat. Add the butter, vanilla and food coloring if desired; stir until butter is melted.

How do you cook popcorn in a pan?

In a thin and shallow 3 1/2-quart pot, heat the oil over high heat.

Put 2 kernels of popcorn into the pan, cover, and wait to hear them both pop.

Remove the pan from the heat, take out the 2 popped kernels, add in the remaining kernels, cover, and let sit for 1 minute.

Put the pot back over the stove on high heat.12 Oct 2017

Can popcorn be cooked without oil?

Michigan State University Extension recommends making your own homemade bag of microwave popcorn by putting a quarter-cup of kernels in a brown paper bag (such as a lunch bag). Fold the opening tightly closed and microwave it for two minutes or until the popping slows. That’s all it takes to make popcorn without oil!2 Dec 2019

How do you make popcorn step by step?

Step-by-step instructions:

  • Add 3 or 4 popcorn kernels to the pot, cover, and heat over medium-high flame.
  • When the kernels have popped, add 1/2 cup of popcorn kernels to the pan, swirling to coat them in hot oil.
  • Cover the pot and wait for the corn to begin popping.

Can you make microwave popcorn on the stove?

A: Yes! Believe it or not, it is very easy to make microwave popcorn on a stove top, and takes about as long as it would in the microwave. You will need a 2-quart pot with a lid and preferably a handle so that way you can shake it. The lid should be able to let steam out.3 Mar 2016