This recipe came from Alan (my best friend in college). His parents are from Louisiana and this was his mom's recipe. We used to have poker parties all the time and this was one of our favorite things to serve. Popcorn is cheap, so we made a lot of different flavored popcorns.
- In small bowl, place 1 quart hot popped corn; set aside.
- In large bowl, pour butter over remaining popcorn.
- Combine remaining ingredients. Sprinkle over buttered popped corn, tossing gently to coat.
- Spread on 15x10-inch baking; sheet and bake at 300°F for 3 minutes, or until desired crispness.
- Mix in reserved popcorn. Serve immediately or store in airtight container.
I popped them with a hot air machine and used olive oil instead of butter, i also used dry crushed peppers instead of cayenne pepper... wonderful wonderful flavor :)
I opted not to use butter and used PAM instead. The spices didn't stick and sank to the bottom of the bowl. I would recommend that the butter is a critical part of this recipe.
This was absolutely awesome! Spicy enough that a cold drink is mandatory, with just enough salt. I baked it for about 6 minutes and it stayed nice and crisp even after it sat in the bowl for a while. I wish Amy were still around to share more of her popcorn recipes with us.