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Super easy microwave porridge recipe - quick sugar free breakfast idea from Eats Amazing UK
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5 Minute Microwave Porridge

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.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: British, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 1 person
Author: Grace Hall


  • 40 g rolled oats
  • 200 ml unsweetened almond milk or dairy milk
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract optional

To serve:

  • 1 banana
  • 1 tsp chia seeds


  • Measure out the oats and milk into a microwave safe bowl, then add the vanilla extract if using.
  • Stir, then cook on high in the microwave for 2 ½ minutes.
  • Remove from the microwave and stir again then place back in the microwave.
  • Continue to cook at 30 second intervals, stirring in between, until the porridge is at your desired consistency.
  • Serve with chopped or sliced banana and a sprinkling of chia seeds.



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