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Easy, 5-Minute, Stovetop Popcorn

Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 10 cups popped popcorn


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable canola or coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt


  • In a large dutch oven, add the oil. Heat over medium heat until melted. Add 3-5 kernels of popcorn. Cover and wait until all kernels have popped, 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove the popcorn with a slotted spoon and throw away.
  • Reduce the heat to medium low, and add the rest of the popcorn kernels. Sprinkle with salt. Cover and allow the popcorn to pop until there is a couple of seconds between each pop, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve immediately with your favorite toppings and enjoy!