Microwave Meals in A Mug 4 Ways

For the rice: 

 

Serves 4 mugs

 

Ingredients:

 

1 cup Spekko rice 

2 cups water

 

Recipe:

 

1. Add the rice and the water to a medium/large microwave-safe bowl.

 

2. Cover with a plate and steam in the microwave for 18 minutes on high, until fully cooked.

 

3.Fluff the rice with a fork.

 

Serving suggestion 1 – Barbeque Chicken:

 

Ingredients:

 

2 tbsp barbeque sauce

1 tsp mixed peppers, diced 

1/3 cup shredded rotisserie chicken

Salt and pepper, to taste

Chopped chives, for the garnish

 

Recipe:

 

1. Add the cooked rice (½ - 2/3 cup) to a microwave-safe mug.

 

2. Add the chicken, the diced peppers and the barbeque sauce and season.

 

3. Mix it all together, cover with a small side plate and steam in the microwave until warmed through, 2-3 minutes. 

 

4.Top with the chopped chives and enjoy straight from the mug!

 

Serving Suggestion 2 - Carbonara:

 

Ingredients:

 

1/3 cup sandwich ham, cut into small squares

1-2 tbsp cream cheese

2 tbsp white cheddar, grated

Salt and pepper, to taste

Chopped chives, for the garnish 

 

Recipe:

 

1. Add the cooked rice (1/2 - 2/3 cup) to a microwave-safe mug.

 

2. Add the sandwich ham, cream cheese, 1 tbsp of the grated cheese and season to taste.

 

3. Mix it all together, cover with a small side plate and steam in the microwave until warmed through, 2-3 minutes. 

 

4. Garnish with the leftover grated cheddar cheese and fresh chives and enjoy straight from the mug! 

 

Serving suggestion 3 – Asian-Inspired Fried Rice:

 

Ingredients:

 

1/3 cup mixed frozen veg (peas, carrots, corn)

1 egg, whisked 

1-2 tbsp soy sauce 

Sliced spring onion, for the garnish

 

Recipe:

 

1. Add the cooked rice (1/2 - 2/3 cup) to a microwave-safe mug.

 

2. Add the frozen veg, egg and soy sauce and mix together.

 

3. Cover with a small side plate and steam in the microwave until warmed through, 2-3 minutes. 

 

4. Garnish with sliced spring onion and enjoy straight from the mug!

 

Serving Suggestion 4 – Cheesy Broccoli:

 

Ingredients:

 

1/3 cup small broccoli florets, frozen

2 tbsp cheddar cheese, grated

Chopped parsley, for the garnish 

 

Recipe:

 

1. Add the broccoli florets to a large mug, cover with a small side plate and microwave for 4-5 minutes. 

 

2. Remove the broccoli from the microwave and empty into a small bowl.

 

3. Add the cooked rice (1/2 - 2/3 cup) to a microwave-safe mug.

 

4. Fluff the rice with a fork.

 

5. Add the cooked rice to the broccoli along with 1 tbsp of the cheese. 

 

6. Mix it all together, cover with a small side plate and steam in the microwave until warmed through, 2-3 minutes. 

 

7. Top with the remaining cheese, garnish with chopped parsley and enjoy straight from the mug!