Slow-Cooker Brown Rice Porridge

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    2 bowls

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts... And the Rest of your Life

By Matt Frazier and Stepfanie Romine

Published 2021

  • About

This slow-cooker rice porridge is based on the Korean staple juk, which comes in dozens of variations. This dish is designed to be a make-ahead breakfast that cooks while you sleep, then stays warm until you’re ready to eat. You can also eat it as a light dinner or snack.


  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil (


  1. If your slow cooker has a sauté setting, turn it to high (if not, do the first two steps in a saucepan on the stove). Add the carrot, garlic, and sesame oil. Cook, stirring often, until the carrot starts to soften, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the rice. Cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the broth and water. Turn the slow cooker to low, cover, set for 8 hours, and g