If you’re feeling culinarily adventurous, try stirring in 1-2 tablespoons of Furikake (see note below) before adding the butter.
Why does popcorn taste so darn good? Well, for a start: pyrazines, phenols, pyrroles, carbanols and furans.
Source: Darn Near Perfect Popcorn
- That also works for pickling salt (same product), or, if you have pickling salt use that for popcorn.
- Do not use curing salt (it is pink) as that is not supposed to be eaten directly.
- There’s a product called True Lime (crystalized lime powder) that, when mixed with pickling salt, makes a mind-blowing popcorn experience.