Butter Popcorn Seasoning

Butter Popcorn Seasoning
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This post is to give you a spark of curiosity. We are talking about Butter Popcorn Seasoning as an ingredient for everyday cooking. Yes, it is used for more than just seasoning Popcorn.

Knowing that this can be used in various amounts anywhere the desire to up the Butter Flavor in combination with Salt is applicable, will turn out better than expected results. It is by far a superior ingredient that I haven’t seen used anywhere else except in my kitchen, and soon yours once you see what this simple ingredients can do.

Butter Popcorn Seasoning Ingredients

Salt, colour, butter flavour, mfg aids [silicon dioxide, modified palm, palm kernel and/or coconut oil (medium chain triglycerides)]

May contain wheat, milk, soy, egg, sesame, mustard, sulphites, fish and/or shellfish.

Plate of Butter Popcorn Seasoning
Butter Popcorn Seasoning

Replacing Salt with Butter Popcorn Seasoning

In recipes where a Salt & Butter Flavor is desired, use this in place of the Salt and in combination. How much depends on the recipe and will be a trial and error process since you are trying to balance the Salt & Butter Flavors while replacing the Salt a particular recipe calls for.

I have overdone it when testing it out in certain dishes. The general rule I follow, is to use in the same amounts as Salt that a particular recipe calls for or to start with just a small amount.

The Butter Popcorn contains less Salt compared to Salt pound for pound. But there is a balance between the Salt and Butter Flavor. Starting at the same amount or in small amounts allows you to in most cases add more if you see fit. It really is trial and error. There are numerous recipes here on JAHZKITCHEN where that is done for you or as a general guideline. No guess work, just follow the recipe and see what this simple ingredient can do to a dish.

Boost Butter Flavors

One of the first places I used this was with the Papa Johns Garlic Sauce and does that ever work to get exactly what I was looking for, this was the secret.

It is so effective that only a small amount is needed. We’re talking dishes that commonly have Butter & Salt added to them like Mashed Potatoes, Vegetables, Cookies, Cakes, Soups & Stews, both Sweet & Savory Spreads and Fillings. All of these can benefit from one simple added ingredient, and does it ever make a difference.

Color Effects of Butter Popcorn Seasoning

It also has the ability to give a more vibrant yellow color to things like Chicken or Poultry Soup, Garlic Bread Spread and a buttery creamy look to Sugar Cookies, Snicker Doodles, and Cream Fillings.

Uses for Butter Popcorn Seasoning

Here are some of the recipes below where I use this simple ingredient. Some of these I don’t have a post on. They will be up sometime in the future as I make them. But there are so many other places where I use it that gives a particular dish that extra something.

JAH Garlic Butter Oil

Papa Johns Garlic Sauce

Butter Popcorn Seasoning is the secret to get that taste, making the Garlic Sauce what it is.

Oven Baked Garlic Bread

Garlic Bread

Added to Garlic Butter, this is one of the secrets to get phenomenal Garlic Bread.

Seafood Mayo

Seafood Mayo

Butter Popcorn Seasoning is added to give that Rich Buttery Flavor to the sauce.

JAH Poultry Soup Spiral Pasta

JAH Poultry Soup

Butter Popcorn Seasoning is perfect for any kind of Soups, adding so much flavor. I also use this in Donair Soup & Pizza Soup.

Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise Sauce

Just amazing in Hollandaise Sauce. Rich Buttery Flavors and a boost in Egg Flavor from the Black Salt.

Creamy Buttered Mashed Potatoes

Buttery Mashed Potatoes

Every mashed Potato dish can benefit from Butter Popcorn Seasoning. It just ups the buttery goodness. Add as little or as much as desired.

Sweetened Condensed Milk

Sweetened Condensed Milk

This is just unreal in this recipe. I was so surprised how it just made it better. This is a real treat.

Thick Snickerdoodle Cookies


Wickedly good in Snicker doodles or any cookies. It just adds that butter taste you’d expect.

Feta Bechamel Sauce

Feta Béchamel Sauce

Just a little bit to give that Butter flavor but not affect the color too much.

Corn Butter

Another place where Butter Popcorn Seasoning just shines is with Corn on the Cob. Either sprinkled directly on the Corn or Mixed with Butter for phenomenal Corn Butter. Mix 1/4 C of Butter with 1/2 tsp of Butter Popcorn seasoning. Use more or less based on Taste and Enjoy.

There are so many more places this can be used. It’s just perfect to add to dishes that contain Butter and Salt, and even more so where those flavors are desired to come to the front. Pick some up and transform your meals.

Where to buy Butter Popcorn Seasoning

I pick mine up at my local Bulk Barn. I am not sure about the kinds you can buy in a bottle at grocery stores like Walmart or through Amazon. Although, it really should be about the same. Their end goal is to have a seasoning that goes on popcorn, so I don’t really see the salt varying that much.

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