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!

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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


    2 years ago

    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


    5 years ago on Introduction

    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!


    6 years ago on Introduction

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


    7 years ago on Step 3

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


    7 years ago on Introduction

    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. :)


    7 years ago on Introduction

    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



    7 years ago on Introduction

    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.


    7 years ago on Introduction

    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.


    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

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


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

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


    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    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.