Jamaican Oats porridge recipe

Jamaican Oats porridge recipe

Jamaican oats porridge is for those who love eating porridge. If you tried the Jamaican cornmeal porridge, you should also try the oats porridge.

It won’t take a lot less time to cook. Quick and easy for mornings when time is limited.

jamaican oats porridge recipe

Jamaican Oats porridge recipe

Khaydean Powell
Jamaican Oats porridge is easy to make. This recipe makes a great breakfast when time is of the essence.
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Jamaican
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 93 kcal


  • 1 Cup instant oats
  • 1 Cups whole milk
  • 1 Cup coconut milk
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • ¼  Cinnamon
  • ¼  Nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • Sugar or condenced to sweeten


  • Pour the whole milk, coconut milk and water in a saucepan. Put to boil on medium heat.
  • When the milk starts boiling, add the oats and keep on stirring until the oats starts getting thick. As the oats gets thick, turn the heat to low and continue to stir.
  • Stir in the vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt cook about 3 minutes
  • Sweeten to taste with sugar or condenced milk.


Serving with fried dumpling and eggs to have a true Jamaican breakfast.
Most Jamaican tend to use only condensed milk to sweeten their porridge. Also, the coconut milk is optional. You can just use the whole milk (or any milk of you choice) instead.  
Keyword Jamaican Oats porridge recipe


Khaydean Powell

My name is Khaydean and I am the founder of Jamaican foods and recipes. I am a food enthusiast and I am here sharing with you my love for food. Born Jamaican living in the UK and wants the world to learn about Jamaica's culinary culture.

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