Savoury porridge

Best porridge recipes

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From fruity to protein-packed, quinoa to congee, these moreish sweet and savoury recipes will show you how to take porridge to the next level


Looking to spruce up your bowl of porridge? Try our range of sweet and savoury recipes for a healthy and wholesome breakfast that will make you vow to never go back to plain porridge again.

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Berry and nut porridge

Packed with nuts, fruit and oats, this hearty bowl is perfect for a post-workout breakfast.

Berry Porridge Recipe with Nut Butter

Savoury porridge with ginger and chilli oil

Ever thought of making your morning porridge savoury? Check out this quick and easy dish with fiery ginger, runny eggs and punchy chilli oil. Ideal for a low calorie midweek meal.

Savoury Porridge Recipe (Congee)

Chocolate, coconut and raspberry quinoa porridge

Start your morning with this quinoa porridge packed full of guilt-free goodness. This recipe is quick with minimal ingredients. What’s more, it’s easy to make a batch for the rest of the week.

Chocolate, coconut and raspberry quinoa porridge

Mocha porridge

Morning porridge tastes so much more exciting when you add cocoa powder, espresso, almond milk, dates and cinnamon. The perfect vegan start to the day.

Two bowl of exciting porridge with toppers on the side

Chicken and ginger congee

Mix up your porridge with our savoury congee topped with crispy fried chicken, ginger and garlic. Traditionally a breakfast dish, but satisfying at any time of the day.

Chicken and ginger congee

Thai rice porridge with pork meatballs (jok moo)

Try this savoury Thai porridge, made with Jasmine rice, ginger, chilli oil and spring onions. It's topped with homemade pork meatballs and is surprisingly easy to make.

Thai rice porridge with pork meatballs (jok moo)

Duck congee

This recipe uses chicken stock to cook the rice and serves it with duck confit. The versatile base lends itself to so many different variations; you can do what you want with it – try adding hot sauce and a runny egg.

Dan Doherty's duck congee