A recipe for a popcorn salad is dividing opinion online after it was shared by The Food Network.
While you can buy both sweet and savoury popcorn, one chef, Molly Yeh, has taken it to the next level by adding it to vegetables with a dressing.
Cookbook author Yeh explained it’s an “iconic midwestern dish”, which calls for snap peas, shallots, carrots and celery with a mayonnaise dressing – not forgetting the popcorn.
In a video shared on The Food Network‘s Facebook page, she calls the salad “so midwestern, so quirky and so delicious.”
Yeh starts by seasoning a giant bowl of popcorn with white cheddar powder, which she calls “magic cheesy dust.”
As she whips up the dish, Yeh says: “Popcorn salad is one of those classic midwestern dishes that you would often find in a church basement pot luck. And it’s typically made of veggies, popcorn