Sesame Chili Kettle Corn

Sesame Chili Kettle Corn
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  1. 2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
  2. 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  3. ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons popcorn kernels
  4. 8 dried chiles de árbol
  5. 2 tablespoons sugar
  6. 1 tablespoon black or white sesame seeds
  7. Salt
  1. In a large nonstick saucepan, heat the canola oil, sesame oil, popcorn and chiles over high heat until sizzling. Reduce the heat to moderate, add the sugar and cover. Cook, shaking the pan constantly, until half of the kernels are popped, about 4 minutes. Carefully remove the lid and add the sesame seeds, stirring once or twice. Cover the pan and cook, shaking, until the popping nearly stops.
  2. Pour the kettle corn onto a baking sheet and sprinkle lightly with salt, tossing with your hands. Transfer the kettle corn to a bowl or an airtight container, discarding any unpopped kernels.
  3. The cooled kettle corn can be kept in an airtight container for 2 to 3 hours.
Adapted from Food and Wine
Adapted from Food and Wine
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