3 tbsp unsalted butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 cup un-popped popcorn
½ cup finely grated Parmesan
½ tsp cayenne pepper
In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add garlic and cook 1 minute, stirring, then remove the saucepan from heat and set aside to cool slightly.
Pop popcorn and remove from heat and transfer popcorn to large serving bowl.
Pour butter-garlic mixture over popcorn, sprinkle with Parmesan and cayenne and toss to coat. Season with salt and serve.