Garlic and Parmesan Popcorn


  • 2 tablespoons corn oil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, split
  • 3/4 cup popping corn
  • Salt
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Dash cayenne pepper


  1. In a large heavy pot, heat corn oil and olive oil over high heat until the oil smokes.
  2. Add 1 kernel popping corn and heat until kernel pops.
  3. Add split garlic cloves and rest of popping corn, cover pot, and shake gently until corn starts to pop. Shake vigorously until popping subsides.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Remove garlic and toss popcorn with Parmesan, minced garlic, cayenne and salt.

Yield: 6 servings