5-Minute Breakfast Rice





Introduction: 5-Minute Breakfast Rice

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You woke up late! You ran out of cereal! Pancakes will take to long! Must eat breakfast!


This is my favorite "I have no good breakfast foods" dish when i have left over rice (Which is always). It's so quick and easy to make and very delicious!

Step 1: Ingredients

The ingredient list is very flexible but here is what i used:

1 cup of cooked brown rice
1/2 cup of water or soy milk (or milk)
1 tbs of butter or margarine
1-2 tbs of powered sweetener.

Step 2: Heat the Rice

First in a saucepan you want to heat the rice up with margarine and soy milk (or water), until it's hot and most of the liquid boils off.

Step 3: Add Sweetener

Next you want to add your sweetener and stir it up. I used brown sugar. Once the sugar is integrated, turn off the heat and serve!

Step 4: Serve and Eat

Next step is to throw it in a bowl and eat it! Then rush out the door because your bart train leaves in 5 minutes!

Variations on this could include dried fruit, fresh fruit or different kinds of grains.

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    45 Discussions

    I had lots of time so I carmelized peaches with brown sugar and almond butter (Use normal butter and it's fabulous on French toast pancakes waffles toast the works). That I added Carmel and whipped cream cause hey it was the last day of summer

    I used white rice and almond milk plus some brown sugar. I used a little to much almond milk so it was like oatmeal or something!

    I also like to throw in an orange peel, just be sure to take it out before serving!

    Oh, silly me. You also used brown sugar. Whoops. Never mind!

    Hey! I'd love to make this, and was wondering if it would still turn out nicely if I were to substitute the powdered sweetener with brown sugar, and add a teaspoon of cinnamon. What do you think? Let me know. :)

    me dont like--gotta cook rice PRIOR and keep how long ????????????

    i have a terrible habit of skipping breakfast, Sunday tomorrow, got more time, I'm going to make this..mmm..

    hey, when i make porridge (oatmeal?) i just add white sugar and finely chopped crasins (dried sweetened cranberries) another quick zap in the microwave so the berries are juicy.mmmm

    so, rice, sugar and cranberries 4 breakfast tommorow


    Maple syrup instead of brown or white sugar, raisins = YUM!

    I added too much milk so added, as mojobo1 suggested, some rice crispies. Worked great!

    Next I'm going to try the cinnamon creamer my wife uses for her coffee. Just a splash though, as that stuff is super sweet.

    Now I am going to intentionally make rice at night just to make this. it looks and sounds sooo yummy. FIts that sweet tooth craving.

    I always have rice left over. Now I'm intentionally going to have rice left over.

    If you keep instant rice on hand it cooks in 3-5 min in microwave depending on power of unit.

    That's part of the point of this instructable. I know a lot of people who have cooked rice on hand from left overs to making a pot of brown rice at the beginning of the week to sustain themselves.