Chipotle Caramel Popcorn

Your guests will not be able to resist this sweet and spicy snack. We recommend making a big batch
Chipotle Caramel Popcorn
Chipotle Caramel Popcorn
October 16, 2019
Preparation Time 10 minutes
Cooking Time 15 minutes
Serves 4
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton


400g brown sugar
125ml golden syrup
250g unsalted butter
A generous pinch of spinneysFOOD Salt
2 tsp ground chipotle powder or paste
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
150g popped popcorn


  • 1

    Place a heavy-based saucepan over medium coals (or a medium heat), combine the sugar, golden syrup, butter and salt and stir over a low heat until melted.

  • 2

    Bring to a boil and simmer for 6 minutes.

  • 3

    Remove from the heat, add the chipotle and then the bicarbonate of soda. The caramel will froth up.

  • 4

    Stir well and pour over the popped popcorn and mix to coat.

  • 5

    Spread onto a baking sheet and bake at 100°C, gas mark ¼, for 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes.

  • 6

    Allow to cool before serving, or store in an airtight container.


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