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Instant Oats

I am looking for instant oats - the type you just add water to and microwave for 2 minutes, and come in small individual packets. I think the brand I have used before was called Quaker Oats, or Ready Brek? Has anyone seen anything similar here? Or can you just just microwave the regular oats?

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I am looking for instant oats - the type you just add water to and microwave for 2 minutes, and come in small individual packets. I think the brand I have used before was called Quaker Oats, or Ready Brek? Has anyone seen anything similar here? Or can you just just microwave the regular oats?

Thanks in advance for your help!
I microwave the "fine" oats you buy in either Migros or Coop. Add a mixture of 2/3 milk and 1/3 water and zap at a medium heat for 3 mins or so. Take out during the cooking time and stir occasionally then let it stand for a couple of minutes before eating.

Would probably have porridge purists popping a vein but I like it...
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http://www.britshop.ch/__shop/69/Breakfast-Cereals-
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There are Knor oats at Coop. Very nice and cheap.
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Would probably have porridge purists popping a vein but I like it...
That's exactly what I do every morning. Add a spoonful of honey and a few chopped almonds and raisins, delish!
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I try to pick up a supply when I cross the border in France or Germany
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That's exactly what I do every morning. Add a spoonful of honey and a few chopped almonds and raisins, delish!
Me too except I leave out the honey. Absolutely delicious.
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Re: Instant Oats

There's an import section at the supermarket in France which does a big box of Quaker Oats but they're so expensive. 5/6 Euros I think.
Mornings just aren't the same without porridge
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Re: Instant Oats

Another solution would be to just get whatever normal oats (I've gotten different kinds here, depending on what I plan to make) and put them in the fridge overnight with some fruit juice or milk and honey, or whatever liquidy stuff you like, then nuke them for a minute in the morning. The overnight soak will soften the oats, the nuke in the morning for good rib-sticking hot yummy breakfast.

Anything you want to stay crunchy, just add after you microwave it, or if you like it soft, add it to soak.
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