Savory Kimchi-Nori Popcorn

  • Serves

    serves 6


A mix of intensely umami Asian flavors makes this popcorn heartier than most. Great as a snack, try it also as a side dish or as part of an appetizer spread.


  • 1 ½ cups kimchi, finely chopped
  • 6 tbsp. sesame seeds, toasted
  • 6 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 3 tsp. sriracha
  • 1 (5-inch) strip sushi nori, finely chopped
  • 6 cups basic popcorn


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, toss together kimchi, sesame seeds, sesame oil, sriracha, and popcorn.

Step 2

Spread popcorn mixture in a single layer on parchment-lined baking sheets; bake for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, rotating trays halfway through.

Step 3

While popcorn is still warm, sprinkle with chopped nori.

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