Chorizo Popcorn


El Popular Chorizo Popcorn Recipe

Recipe by Alexis Coronado
Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus
2013 Chorizo Contest

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Start to Finish: 20 minutes
  • 6 servings


  • ½ cup all natural popping corn kernels
  • 2-3oz. Movie Theatre Butter Oil
  • 2 oz. El Popular Chorizo Original
  • 4 oz. salted butter

For Popcorn

  1. Pour the oil into a heavy large pan with a lid.
  2. Place 3-4 kernels into pan and cover turn heat to medium high.
  3. When the first kernel pops, immediately add the ½ cup of popcorn kernels.
  4. Shack pan gently over heat with lid slightly ajar to allow steam to escape.
  5. When popping slows to 2-3 seconds remove from heat, carefully pour into large bowl.

Chorizo Mixture

  1. In a small sauce pan add the chorizo; gently stir until sausage is cooked about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. In another pan add one stick of butter to melt.
  3. When butter has melted, add the cooked chorizo and stir.
  4. In a large bowl combine the popcorn with the butter and toss until popcorn is coated.