Snacks Spicy

Jalapeno Popcorn

Popcorn may just be the perfect snack food, but jalapeno popcorn is even better. Add some jalapenos, cayenne, and seasoned salt and you might have yourself the perfect spicy morsel. I would love to take all the credit for this creation, but I have to give credit to my boyfriends Air Force unit on this one. He’s an Airman and at their base they have a constant flow of this delicious jalapeno popcorn freshly being popped. Upon my first visit, my nostrils were assaulted by the smell of pickled jalapenos, and I could not have been happier. This recipe serves as the perfect go to whenever you need something salty with a little kick; nothing more American than that!

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Nikki’s Notes:

  • Dry off the jalapenos with paper towel before placing them in the hot oil. Dry jalapenos will become much more crispy!
  • Keep the vent fan on or crack a window when making this popcorn! Your eyes and nostrils will feel the heat on this one!

Yield: 4 cups popped popcorn



  1. Dry jalapenos on paper towel
  2. Heat oil in heavy bottom pot.
  3. Add dry jalapenos and fry until edges are brown.
  4. Add popcorn kernels, place pot top on and shake pot over stove intermittently.
  5. Once popping has settled, remove pot from stove and give them a dash of seasoned salt and cayenne pepper
  6. Enjoy!
Hi, I'm Nicolette
Hi, I’m Nicolette

At 23 years old, I was diagnosed with Chron’s disease, and severe allergies to gluten, dairy and peanuts.
Coming from a family that lives to eat, this diagnosis dramatically changed how I viewed food.
I’ve been working on my recipes to enjoy food like I once did, and figured why not share them with you!

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