Lemon Fennel Black Pepper Popcorn

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based on 2 ratings

With black pepper, lemon zest, and a fennel kick, this popcorn is a quick healthy snack. (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Fennel seeds icon
    Fennel seeds
    3 tsp (6g)
  • Salt icon
    2 tsp (12g)
  • Black peppercorns icon
    Black peppercorns
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Cane sugar icon
    Cane sugar
    1 tsp (4g)
  • Lemon icon
    1 (58g)
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    as needed
  • Popcorn kernels icon
    Popcorn kernels
    110g (about ¾ cup)


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Step preview

  1. Add fennel seeds, salt and black peppercorns to a clean frying pan
  2. Heat until fragrant - medium heat
  3. Crush with mortar and pestle
  4. Get a clean small bowl
  5. Transfer spices to small bowl
  6. Add cane sugar and lemon to the spices
  7. Mix briefly
  8. Heat vegetable oil to a clean saucepan
  9. Add popcorn kernels to a clean small bowl
  10. Transfer popcorn to saucepan
  11. Pop
  12. Transfer popcorn to large mixing bowl
  13. Mix spices into popcorn
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