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Coconut oats with griddled pineapple

  • Author: Essentials
  • Total Time: 10


  • 6 tbsp. oats
  • 165ml coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 thick slices pineapple, unpeeled
  • 1 piece of preserved ginger in syrup, chopped (optional)
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • A little maple syrup


  1. Mix the oats and coconut milk in a large microwave-proof bowl. Add 150ml water to the mixture. Microwave on high for 5 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking. You can also cook on the stove; bring mixture to boil and then simmer for 5 minutes or until cooked.
  2. 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 minutes. Turn the slices over, sprinkle with the rest of the sugar and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Serve the oats sprinkled with chopped ginger, if using, lime zest and a spoonful of syrup, to taste. Cut the pineapples slices into quarters and serve alongside the oats.


  • Serving Size: 2