Popcorn with Sweet Butter and Sea Salt
- 1-½ cups yellow popcorn kernels
- Sea salt, to taste
- 3 Tbs. granulated sugar
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- 3 oz. (6 Tbs.) unsalted butter, melted
Put 1/4 cup of the oil and a single popcorn kernel in a 6- to 8-quart heavy-duty pot, cover with a tight-fitting lid, and set over high heat. When the kernel pops, add 3/4 cup of the kernels all at once and sprinkle 1-1/2 Tbs. of the sugar on top. Cover with the lid slightly ajar and carefully sh...