Sweet Rice Porridge Sweet Rice Porridge

A belly-warming alternative to oatmeal that packs a protein punch, this sweet rice bowl is a great use for leftover rice!

Sweet Rice Porridge is a clever recipe from The Feed Zone Cookbook that blends quick-absorbing carbs from white rice with the satisfying whole proteins found in eggs. Add bananas for some bonus carbohydrates and potassium — or whatever fruit or nut you’d prefer. Get creative! Have fun with the flavors and you’ll enjoy a tasty, simple breakfast that will power-up your morning workout. The recipe below makes two ample servings. (This porridge recipe is also a great way to put leftover rice to good use!)

Sweet Rice Porridge: A Delicious Feed Zone Breakfast

  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 ripe banana, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • dash each of salt and ground cinnamon
  • fresh berries (optional)


Whisk together milk and egg yolk in a medium pot, then heat gently

Add the cooked rice, banana, vanilla, brown sugar, salt and cinnamon. Cook and stir for 5-10 minutes or until mixture comes to a gentle boil. 

Transfer to a bowl or plate and top with fresh berries/fruit, if desired. 

Republished with permission and photo credit courtesy of VeloPress from Feed Zone Cookbook. For more recipes for athletic fuel from Skratch, check out our Feed Zone Cookbooks