Sweet-n-Spicy Popcorn

Sweet-n-Spicy Popcorn

Published February 1, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 7
Total Time: 20 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 10 min


This recipe appears in day 27 of the HealthAhead 30-Day Meal Plan. Get the list of all of week four's recipes here.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 cup
Calories per serving: 160
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.1g 8%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 174mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 34.0g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3.0g 12%
Protein 2.0g 3%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 6 cups air-popped popcorn
  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 11/2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped dried peaches

Step by Step:

  1. Place popcorn in a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat; stir in pecans and sugar. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, 5 to 6 minutes or until pecans are toasted and sugar begins to dissolve. Stir in rosemary and next 2 ingredients. Quickly pour over popcorn, tossing to coat, and stir in peaches.
  3. Transfer mixture to a parchment lined jellyroll pan and let stand 5 minutes.