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6 Easy Ways to Make Movie-time Snacks

Can you even call it a weekend if you have not binge-watched a movie or a season? Of course not. In America, people spend their whole week planning their upcoming weekend. What movie they are going to watch, what mask they are going to apply, or what nightclub they will visit. We love to plan our weekends.

Finding a perfect movie to binge-watch has never been easier with all the streaming services available. However, even choosing the perfect movie does not make movie night fun if there are no snacks to grab. After all, what’s the point of binge-watching if you are not binge-eating alongside?

We know cooking is not fun for everyone, but spending a lot of your hard-earned money on store-bought snacks is also not a wise decision. Do you want to host a great movie night party for your loved ones without blowing your budget on snacks? Stress no more. We have gathered the best movie night snacks that you can prepare last minute.

From spicy snacks to sweet treats, these simple recipes are perfect for bringing the movie theatre to your living room. These mouth-wateringly delicious recipes will make everything worth watching, no matter what movie or season you pick!

6 Easy movie night snacks to make at home


Even if you are a beginner cook, we can assure you after finishing this blog; you will be able to host a great movie night party for your loved ones by making delicious snacks at your home. Isn’t it great?

Here are a few great  recipes that will make your movie night parties a talk of the town:

Crispy chicken hot shots with cheese sauce

Let’s start with the easiest and yummiest movie time snack - crispy chicken hotshots. Thanks to Southern Fry Kings, now you can make the crunchiest hotshots at your home without struggling much in the kitchen.

Spice up your horror movies even further with these crispy and crunchy chicken hotshots. To make it even better, we have paired it with a cheesy sauce. When chicken meets cheese, good things follow! 

Also, don’t forget to make them in a large quantity as your guests will definitely want them more!


For sauce

  • 1 cup of mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • Salt as per your taste
  • 1 tablespoon of black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 2 strips of mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped coriander
For chicken hot shots
  • 1 cup of Kings Chicken Fry
  • 1 cup of buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 16 small pieces of chicken or more
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  • Preheat oil on medium to high heat.
  • Take a bowl and mix mayonnaise and lemon juice in it.
  • Transfer the prepared mayonnaise mixture to a pan and add milk to it.
  • Add salt, black pepper, and mozzarella cheese strips to it. Cook on low heat until cheese melts.
  • Add chopped coriander and mix well. Keep it aside for later use.
  • Whisk egg and buttermilk in a bowl.
  • Take a medium-sized bowl and add Kings Chicken Fry to it. You can add more Kings Chicken Fry to your bowl if needed.
  • Dip your chicken pieces in the wet mixture properly and then into the dry fry mix. Shake off the excess and set it aside on a separate plate.
  • Repeat step 8 if you want extra-crunchy chicken hotshots.
  • Deep fry in a skillet until golden brown.
  • Serve hot with the cheesy sauce prepared. Enjoy!

Cheesy fries

What could be a better movie night snack than a plateful of cheesy fries? However, it is time to level up your fries game with this great cheesy fries recipe. By following this recipe, you will not only be able to impress your guests with delicious fries but also save yourself a lot of time by baking them in the oven instead of frying them.

Place them in the oven 20 minutes before the movie time, and you, along with your friends, will be munching on hot cheesy fries just as the opening credits appear on the screen. A perfect snack to start your movie with!


  • 2 large russet potatoes, peeled and cut into fries
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Original Everything Seasoning as per your taste
  • 1 cup of shredded Pepper Jack cheese
  • 4 slices of cooked and crumbled bacon
  • 5 chopped scallions
  • Pickled jalapeños for garnishing


  • Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  • Toss the potatoes with olive oil and Orginal Everything Seasoning. You can add more if you like your cheesy fries to be spicy and flavorful.
  • Spread the seasoned potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes until golden brown and crisp.
  • Top with cheese, scallions, and slices of bacon.
  • Bake the fries again until the cheese melts and turns brown.
  • Garnish the hot cheesy fries with pickled jalapeños. Enjoy! 

Southern-fried fish

Are your friends fish lovers? Make your movie night party more special for them with this southern fried fish recipe. It can be a perfect snack for movie nights, family dinners, and birthday parties.


  • 1 cup of Down By the Bayou
  • 1 cup of buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 8 pieces of your favorite kind of fish or more
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  • Preheat oil on medium to high heat.
  • Whisk egg and buttermilk in a bowl.
  • Take a medium-sized bowl and add Down by the Bayou Seafood Fry. If needed, you can add more Down by the Bayou Seafood Fry to your bowl.
  • Dip your fish pieces in the wet mixture properly and then into the dry fry mix. Shake off the excess and set it aside on a separate plate.
  • Repeat step 4 if you want extra-crunchy fried fish.
  • Deep fry in a skillet until golden brown.
  • Serve hot with your favorite sauce. Enjoy!

Salty spicy popcorns

Can a movie night still be a movie night without popcorn? Absolutely not. Therefore, our list of perfect movie night snacks cannot be complete without having a popcorn recipe in it. However, we have come up with a unique version of the classic popcorn recipe.

You and your friends must be bored of munching on plain salty popcorns. So here is a recipe to make it more interesting and, of course, flavorful!



  • Sprinkle the popcorn with Original Everything Seasoning.
  • Arrange the popcorn on a rimmed baked sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Toss to coat evenly.
  • Sprinkle the Original Everything Seasoning again and toss to coat. You can add more seasoning if required.
  • Share the salty, spicy popcorns with your friends!

Crispy potato chips

What could be better than coming up with a healthy version of your favorite store-bought snack? Nothing. A movie night may seem incomplete if you don’t munch on store-bought crispy potato chips.  

However, if you want to avoid munching on store-bought snacks, this crispy potato chips recipe is for you. The homemade version of crispy potato chips is not only better for your health than store-bought fried chips, but it is three times more delicious., thanks to Southern Fry Kings’ Orginal Everything Seasoning. Don’t trust us? Try it yourself!




  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Peel the potato and slice as thinly as possible.
  • Soak the thin slices of potato in cold water for at least 10 minutes.
  • Drain and pat dry them. Toss the potato slices with Orginal Everything Seasoning and olive oil.
  • Spread the potato slices on an oiled baking sheet.
  • Bake for around 20 to 25 minutes until the potatoes slices are golden brown and crispy.

Chocolate brownie


Rom-coms and chocolate brownies always make the perfect combination. So on this movie night,  make a deliciously gooey chocolate brownie and watch the fun and silly romantic comedy with your friends. It will be one of the best movie nights you have ever had!

 Also, after all the salty and spicy recipes, the list of perfect movie night snacks must include a dessert recipe for sweet tooth lovers!


For brownies
  • 4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups of cornflour
  • 1 cup of cocoa powder
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup of oil
  • 1 cup of milk
  • Few drops of vanilla essence
For frosting
  • 1 cup of cream
  • 1 cup of crushed chocolate


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Whisk cornflour, all-purpose flour, and cocoa powder together in a bowl.
  • Add egg, milk, and vanilla essence and whisk until thickened.
  • Transfer the brownie batter to a pan and bake for 25 minutes. Do not overcook. Otherwise, the brownies will not be soft and gooey.
  • For frosting, whisk cream and crushed chocolates together in a pan until well combined.
  • Pour the prepared frosting over the baked cake and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Cut the brownies into square shape pieces. Serve with your favorite ice cream.



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