Popcorn (Paper Bag Method) Recipe

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Popcorn (Paper Bag Method)
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  • 1/4 cup popcorn ( unpopped)
  • 1 small brown paper bag (i used the paper bag lunch bag)
  • salt , to taste
  • butter (optional)
  • seasoning, of choice (optional)


  1. Place popcorn kernels in paper bag.
  2. Fold the top of the bag 3 times.
  3. Place in microwave.
  4. Set time for 40 to 60 seconds. (this will vary depending on your microwave, Mine takes 3 minutes total)
  5. When popping has stopped pour popcorn in a bowl and finish popping any unpopped kernels for 15 to 20 seconds (depending on your microwave). Add rest of popcorn to bowl, when done.
  6. Salt popcorn to your taste and enjoy!
  7. Note: Add melted butter and/or other seasonings over top of popcorn and stir well to distribute butter and seasonings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 7.74 Kcal (32 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1g 0%
Sodium 0.16mg 0%
Potassium 6.58mg 0%
Total Carbs 1.56g 1%
Sugars 0.02g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Protein 0.26g 1%
Iron 0.1mg 0%
Calcium 0.1mg 0%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 387 Kcal (1620 kJ)
Calories from fat 45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 0%
Sodium 8mg 0%
Potassium 329mg 0%
Total Carbs 78g 1%
Sugars 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 15g 1%
Protein 13g 1%
Iron 3mg 0%
Calcium 7mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 0.1
  • 0

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • high fiber

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