A microwave popcorn popper is an affordable option for a quick result. They come in all shapes and sizes and most come with a lid which makes them a good option for keeping the popcorn warmer for longer. Most models are larger in size an allow you to make popcorn for the entire family.
The advantages of microwave popcorn poppers
Many microwave poppers are made from resistant materials which are safe for dishwashers and can handle the high temperatures. Some of the best features include:
This can include highly-resistant materials. These materials can be made from plastics or glass. Some models come with transparent construction which makes it great for the user to see when the kernels are popped.
Some designs come with a popping lid once the kernels are done. This is a great system to alert you when popcorn is ready, in most cases, it may be up to 3 minutes.
Because you will be avoiding many kinds of bagged kernels you will be able to buy simple kernels in bulk. This means you are in control of all the ingredients which might go on the popcorn. You will avoid preservatives, coloring ingredients and some spices which might not be the healthiest option for your body. With a microwave popper you control how much salt goes on the popcorn. You also set the butter level to your liking limiting unhealthy fats intake. If you do decide you want some extra ingredients like olive oil, you can buy a spray to use to your liking.
Because they are relatively cheap to buy, microwave poppers come in various sizes. The standard bowl can include up to 12 cups of popcorn which is enough for you and your family or friends.
With microwave poppers you can choose if you add oil or not. This can keep you healthier on the long term; especially giving you will also control all of the ingredients which go on your popcorn.
When you finish using the popper you can wash it by hands or a dishwasher. Make sure your popper can be cleaned in a dishwasher whenever you decide on which model to purchase.
Some poppers come with marked measurements which are a standardized option to reduce unpopped kernels. It can also show you how much oil can add if you decide to do so.
There are various models available on the market. When looking for the right design you should ensure the bowl has a good base and will not easily tip over if you decide to serve the popcorn straight from the popper.
In the end you need to consider if the bowl will fit to your machine, although most models are small enough to fit a standard microwave. You should also consider the capacity of the popper and if it can serve enough popcorn for you and your family on movie night or at parties.