French herb popcorn in the microwave

Preparation time

2 minutes

cooking time

3 minutes

the components

  • A teaspoon of extra-virgin olive oil.
  • Half a teaspoon of salt.
  • Quarter cup of corn kernels.
  • Two teaspoons of Provence called French ground herbs (a mixture of: dried thyme, dried rosemary, dried basil, dried coriander, fennel seeds, dried sage and bay leaf).

How to prepare

  • Put the oil and a little salt in a microwave-safe bowl, not metal, preferably a glass with a tight-fitting lid.
  • Add the corn kernels to the bowl, and stir them in circular motions; To coat the corn kernels completely with oil and salt.
  • Cover the bowl and heat in the microwave on high heat for 3-4 minutes, or once the corn kernels have reduced bubbling and popping.
  • Take the bowl out of the microwave, being careful while doing so; Since it is very hot, it is recommended to wear kitchen gloves made of cloth.
  • Decorate the popcorn with French Provence herbs.

Hot Nacho Popcorn with Cheddar Cheese in the Microwave

Preparation time

10 minutes

cooking time

10 minutes

the components

  • Eight cups of popcorn.
  • A cup of black olives, cut into slices, and any liquids are squeezed out by hand.
  • 1/3 cup green pepper, cut into cubes, and drained well.
  • Two cups of cheddar cheese, shredded into small pieces.
  • A teaspoon of chili powder.
  • Half a teaspoon of hot peppercorns.

How to prepare

  • Discard any unpopped grains and remove them from the popcorn.
  • Divide the popcorn among four microwaveable bowls.
  • Sprinkle the preferred amount of chili powder in each bowl, then add equal amounts of olives, green chili and grated cheese.
  • Put one bowl in the microwave on the highest temperature for a minute or until the cheese melts completely, and repeat the same step for all remaining bowls.

(In the case of rotating the bowl, the melting of the cheese will be uneven, so it is recommended to put the grated cheese first in the bowls, or after you have finished cooking the popcorn in the microwave by placing more grated cheese on the surface of the popcorn and then returning it again in the microwave for one minute on a medium heat) .

  • Serving cups and scattering pepper granules on the face of the popcorn.

Popcorn with cheese and rosemary in the microwave

Preparation time

5 minutes

cooking time

2 minutes

the components

  • A third of a cup or sixty grams of corn kernels.
  • Three tablespoons of melted butter.
  • Four tablespoons of dried cheddar or parmesan cheese.
  • A quarter of a teaspoon of mustard powder.
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh or dried rosemary.
  • Half a teaspoon of salt.

How to prepare

  • empty the corn kernels into a paper bag (parchment), and close it tightly; This keeps steam inside the bag during microwave cooking, which speeds up the process of popping popcorn and flattening.
  • Inserting the popcorn bag into the microwave oven, and placing it vertically, on a high temperature for a minute and fifty seconds, or until the corn kernels stop popping.
  • Pour the melted butter into the popcorn bag.
  • Close the bag and shake it several times well.
  • Mix shredded cheddar cheese, mustard powder and salt in a deep bowl.
  • Decorate the popcorn with the cheese mixture and season with dried or fresh rosemary, while continuing to shake.
  • Pour the content of the bag into a plate or eat the popcorn from the bag, if desired.
  • Store popcorn at room temperature in an airtight container for up to two days.

How to make popcorn in the microwave

Writing – on the date : – Last updated: 2022-05-19 21:57:01