Keto Popcorn Recipe – Low Carb Snack

Popcorn is synonymous with movies. It’s many people’s go-to snack, whether you’re watching a film at home or on the big screen. But is popcorn keto-friendly? Read on to find out why I prefer making my own keto popcorn.

If you are also looking for other keto snacks to enjoy on ‘Movie Night’, check out our keto recipe posts all about low carb keto snacks:

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Is popcorn keto friendly? 

You are probably wondering? Can you eat popcorn on keto? Popcorn is low in calories and carbs, so yes, you can technically fit popcorn into your keto diet. It can become a non-keto snack, depending on what you top it up with.

 

How many carbs in popcorn?

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, one cup of air-popped popcorn contains 6.22 grams of carbs, 1.16 grams of fiber (5 grams net carb).

 

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How to make low-carb popcorn

Our homemade keto popcorn recipe is crispy, crunchy, and seriously yummy, and tastes like cheese puffs. After you taste these you won’t believe how low in carbs they are. This recipe from Yummy Keto Cooking is made with just 2 or 3 ingredient, it’s easy to make and delicious in taste. This cheesy keto popcorn recipe can be enjoyed with friends and a nice mug of keto coffee.

Keto Popcorn Ingredients

  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • ⅓ tsp sea salt
  • 2/4 tsp sweet corn extract, optional

Step by step instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 Fahrenheit (175 Celsius)
  2. Place a baking sheet on a baking tray.
  3. Cut the cheese into small cubes and place them in a bowl. Let the cheese dry out for at least 24 hours by leaving them in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
  4. On the following day, take them out and sprinkle the sea salt and the sweet corn and blend the mixture.
  5. Bake them in the oven for 5-10 minutes until they look puffy.
  6. After taking them out of the oven, leave them to cool down before serving.
  7. Enjoy!
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Keto Popcorn

Is popcorn keto? Absolutely! I've created this keto popcorn recipe for all the popcorn lovers out there. The low-carb popcorn is incredibly tasty and crunchy.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 118 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 tsp sea salt
  • 2/4 tsp  sweet corn extract, optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350 Fahrenheit (175 Celsius)
  • Place a baking sheet on a baking tray.
  • Cut the cheese into small cubes and place them in a bowl. Let the cheese dry out for at least 24 hours by leaving them in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
  • On the following day, take them out and sprinkle the sea salt and the sweet corn and blend the mixture.
  • Bake them in the oven for 5-10 minutes until they look puffy.
  • After taking them out of the oven, leave them to cool down before serving. Enjoy!
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