Add a little sunshine to your breakfast with this coconut porridge with fresh griddled pineapple. A perfect tropical treat for the winter mornings
Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips


    • 6 rounded tbsp jumbo oats
    • 165ml can coconut milk
    • 1 tbsp caster sugar
    • 2 thick slices of fresh pineapple, unpeeled
    • 1 piece of stem ginger in syrup, optional
    • Zest of 1 lime
    • A little ginger (optional)
    • Maple syrup


    1. Mix the oats and coconut milk in a large bowl. Fill the coconut milk can with water and add it to the mixture. Microwave on High for 5 mins, stirring halfway through cooking.
    1. Meanwhile, heat a griddle pan. Sprinkle half the sugar on one side of the pineapple slices. Put sugar-side down on the pan and cook for a couple of mins. Turn the slices over, sprinkle with the rest of the sugar and cook for 2 mins.
    1. Serve the porridge sprinkled with the chopped ginger (if using), lime zest and a spoonful of syrup, to taste.
    1. Cut the pineapple slices into quarters, and serve alongside the steaming porridge.

Nutritional information per portion

fat 18.0g saturates 12.0g calories 390(kcal)

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.