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Super easy microwave porridge recipe - quick sugar free breakfast idea from Eats Amazing UK
5 Minute Microwave Porridge
Prep Time
1 min
Cook Time
4 mins
Total Time
5 mins

How to cook porridge in the microwave - my tried and tested 5 minute microwave porridge recipe makes the perfect quick and easy healthy breakfast! Refined sugar free and dairy free too.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: British, Vegetarian
Servings: 1 person
Author: Grace Hall
  • 40 g rolled oats
  • 200 g unsweetened almond milk or dairy milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract optional
To serve:
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  1. Measure out the oats and milk into a microwave safe bowl, then add the vanilla extract if using.
  2. Stir, then cook on high in the microwave for 2 1/2 minutes.
  3. Remove from the microwave and stir again then place back in the microwave.
  4. Continue to cook at 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until the porridge is at your desired consistency.
  5. Serve with chopped or sliced banana and a sprinkling of chia seeds.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Note: This recipe is easily doubled, just cook for a minute or so longer when doubling the quantities.