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How to make Perfect Porridge (Oatmeal)

My Perfect Scottish Porridge

Farmersgirl Kitchen
A  quick and simple recipe for Scottish Porridge Oats, that's creamy and makes the perfect base for you to make it your own. 
3.38 from 8 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Scottish
Servings 2
Calories 188 kcal


  • 100 g Scottish Porridge Oats
  • 500 ml milk


  • Put the Scottish Porridge Oats and milk into  a large non-metallic  bowl or jug
  • Cook in the microwave at 900 wats for  2 minutes, then stir.
  • Put back into the microwave and cook for another 1  minute, then stop and stir again. 
  • Put the porridge back into the microwave and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Stir and serve with the toppings of your choice. 


Cooking times will vary according to the wattage of your microwave. 
You can also cook the porridge in a saucepan on the hob, stirring as the porridge cooks. 


Calories: 188kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 9gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 110mgPotassium: 365mgFiber: 1gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 405IUCalcium: 283mgIron: 1mg