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Instant Pot Kettle Corn
Did you know that you can make DIY kettle corn popcorn at home? This sweet and salty instant pot kettle corn recipe is an easy homemade snack that is highly addictive!
pressure cooker, popcorn recipe
or oil of your choice
fine sea salt
Turn on your pressure cooker, press the Sauté button and then the Adjust button to the "More" setting. (in the newer Instant Pots you press the Sauté button until it reads More)
When the the display reads "HOT", add the oil. Heat the oil until it is HOT, shimmering, and starting to sizzle, two to three minutes. Add two kernels, cover and wait until they pop.
Add the remaining popcorn kernels to the pot. Sprinkle with sugar and salt, stir to combine.
Place a lid on top of the pressure cooker and wait for the kernels to start popping.
Place a kitchen towel across the top of the lid and use it lift the pot up enough to shake the kernels every minutes or so to keep them from burning.
Once the popping stops, turn off the pressure cooker and carefully remove the pan. Pour the popcorn into a large serving bowl.
Official Instant Pot Lid
has a steam hole built in so condensation hasn't been a problem. They tend to sell out so you may need to check the Instant Pot® website.
Any 9-inch lid will work, or even a silicone splatter guard to keep the popcorn in the pot!
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