This Salt & Vinegar Popcorn is a Quick & Healthy Snack Ready in Minutes

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This Salt and Vinegar popcorn recipe will become a new favorite. So easy to make with just a few ingredients.

Our family loves this popcorn recipe – perfect for an afternoon snack. Best thing is, it’s ready in just a couple of minutes and only uses a few ingredients.

The dill is the topper for us when it comes to this recipe, it’s a must!

This salt and vinegar popcorn recipe is so easy, you’ll love it!

Why You’ll Love this Salt and Vinegar Popcorn

If you enjoy a salt and vinegar chip, you will love this easy salt and vinegar popcorn. A twist on two favorites, everyone loves this popular snack recipe.

We make a batch on movie night – this recipe is the perfect amount to split between two or three people. Make a double batch if you’ve got more guests.

It’s pretty much guaranteed there won’t be any left. This popcorn is that good! Hosting a crowd? Along with lots of this salty tangy popcorn, serve a variety of easy snack appetizers!

Salt and Vinegar Popcorn Ingredients

Salt and vinegar popcorn ingredients on a table. Bowls of popcorn, butter, salt, dill, balsamic vinegar.

This 10 minute salt and vinegar popcorn recipe is perfect for movie night.

  • 3 T unsalted butter
  • 2 t white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 ½ t salt (seasalt is great)
  • 1 t dried dill (optional)
  • 8 c popped corn

Helpful Tools

  • Air popper – this makes putting this recipe together so easy and fast!
  • Large bowl – makes it easier for stirring.

How to Make Salt and Vinegar Popcorn

Popcorn in a large bowl

Grab a big bowl and get popping!

1. Using an air popper, pop 8 cups worth of popcorn. Sift out the unpopped kernels by transferring just the popped corn to a large mixing bowl. Set the popcorn aside.

Melted butter and vinegar in a bowl

Get the vinegar and butter ready for pouring.

2. In a small bowl, combine the butter and vinegar and heat in the microwave in 10-15 second increments until the butter is melted. Stir well.

3. Drizzle the butter mixture over the popcorn slowly and evenly.

Popcorn with butter, vinegar, salt and dill ready to be stirred.

Use a long handled spoon to make stirring easier.

4. Sprinkle with the salt and dill (if using). Toss the popcorn to coat evenly – use a long spoon to stir. If you’ve got the lid to the bowl, put in on and shake the popcorn to coat it.

Salt and vinegar popcorn in a large bowl with a small bowl of popcorn in front.

A delicious snack for game day or movie night.

Popular Variations and Substitutions

  • Make a sweet popcorn spice by using nutmeg, allspice and cinnamon instead of the salt and vinegar ingredients.
  • Go for a savory popcorn with some or all of these spices: paprika (smoked paprika is awesome), cayenne and salt.
  • For autumn, try this yummy Pumpkin Spice popcorn (and team it up with one of these favorite Fall cocktails).
  • Satisfy your sweet tooth with this special popcorn. Here’s a Dark Chocolate Peppermint popcorn recipe that’s popular during the holidays!

Expert Tips

  • We have tried the premade salt and vinegar salt, and it’s ok. But there’s something about making it from scratch that is so much better. Our salt and vinegar popcorn is so much more flavorful, it’s no contest.
  • You can easily use microwave popcorn for this recipe if you like – makes this treat even easier!
  • Stove top made popcorn works fine for this recipe.
  • Storage:  Popcorn can be stored in an airtight container for up to one day.  It is best enjoyed immediately.

Salt and Vinegar Popcorn Recipe

Yield: 8 cups Salt and Vinegar popcorn

Salt and Vinegar Popcorn

This salty tangy popcorn is simple to make in minutes. Make a bowl full for movie night.

Prep Time
10 minutes

Total Time
10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 T unsalted butter
  • 2 t white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 ½ t salt
  • 1 t dried dill (optional)
  • 8 c popped corn

Instructions

1. Using an air popper, pop 8 cups worth of popcorn.
2. Sift out the unpopped kernels by transferring just the popped corn to a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
3. In a small bowl, combine the butter and vinegar.
4. Heat in the microwave in 10-15 second increments until the butter is melted.
5. Stir well.
6. Drizzle the butter mixture over the popcorn slowly and evenly.
7. Sprinkle with the salt and dill.
8. Toss the popcorn to coat evenly – use a long spoon to stir or the lid to the bowl if available.

Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving:

Calories: 183Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 439mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 4gSugar: 7gProtein: 5g

Yield: 8

Serving Size: 1

Make this salty popcorn anytime you feel like snacking!

This article originally appeared on Cocktails&Appetizers and was syndicated by MediaFeed.

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