Cancha - Andean non-popped popcorn: Football Foodie Quick Hit
Recipe type: snack
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Serves: 3-4
A nutty un-popped popcorn that makes for an easy gameday snack.
  • 1 cup cancha
  • 1 tablespoon
  • salt to taste
  1. In a covered skillet over medium heat, toast the cancha in oil like you would popcorn, shaking often as not to burn it.
  2. Once the kernels slow down in popping, remove from heat shaking occasionally as the last few pieces pop.
  3. Season with salt to taste.
Cancha can be found at ethnic markets specializing in Central and South American foods. Can be made ahead of time.
Recipe by sarah sprague at