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Why Movie Popcorn is Amazing & How To Make It In 5 Minutes or Less

Published / by Paul Ewing

Movie theater popcorn is simply amazing. It tastes great and serves as the perfect snack for whenever you’re watching your favorite movie. Here are some intresting tidbits about popcorn.

Know your popcorn

 

From Visually.

As you can see, popcorn is eaten by mostly everybody. While most people consume their popcorn in the movies, it’s clear that it’s also is the go to snack while watching TV, basically, whenever you’re watching any movie.

So how do you get to make movie theater popcorn in your home the fastest way possible? Well, the trick to automating this is having the right tools and the right popcorn supplies.

First,you need your popcorn. Here you have two choices. If you have a small popcorn popper, anything from 4 oz to 8 oz, you can probably get away with buying a popcorn portion pack. These are packs that have all of the proper seasoning so you can have little worries about messing up and definitely enjoying the same taste you’re used to at the movie theater. Those are easy to find at online stores that sell concession equipment.You can get those from your local supermarket so that’s not an issue. They usually come in bulk bags for less than 50 dollars and can last you a long time, depending on how many people you have

If you have a larger commercial popcorn popper, say from 12 oz and higher, you will most likely probably have to buy some popcorn kernels. You can get those from your local supermarket or from the same store you would buy online, so that’s not an issue. They usually come in bulk bags for less than 50 dollars and can last you a long time, depending on how many people you have coming over to eat popcorn.

The next thing you need is popcorn oil. The two most popular are canola oil and coconut oil. Coconut oil seems to be the top option. After that, it’s a matter of adding butter or salt, according to your preference.

The key thing is that the popcorn will have that amazing combination of moistness yet warmth that you’re used to getting at the theater.

5 minutes or less?

Yes. Once you buy a popcorn machine, whatever amount you add will be done in about 4 minutes. If you have a 4 oz kettle, you’ll have enough for 4 one ounce servings. If you’re not sure what a one ounce serving is, it equals those small long white bags of popcorn you’re used to getting if you buy them from a street vendor. Depending on your crowds appetite, you should figure that you’ll need 1 to 2 oz per person.

Now remember, this article is pertaining to how fast we can automate the production of move theater tasting popcorn. While the diagram shows some positive facts about popcorn, adding the oil, does change the nutritional facts. To read more about those facts you can go here or read in this blog.