Baking, Desserts, Vegetarian

Portugese Protein Rice Pudding

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total time: 4h 15 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 2 people

Portugese Protein Rice Pudding

A recipe I used to have a lot growing up, I decided to re-create the recipe, but making it high in protein. Creamy, delicious and rich, this rice pudding, which is packed with flavour will leave you wanting more.

Utensils required


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk, Nuts, Eggs


Part 1

  • 100ml coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 75g vanilla whey protein

Part 2

  • Skin from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5 tbsp Stevia
  • 600ml coconut milk
  • 100g rice pudding rice
  • Pinch of pink Himalayan salt
  • 3 egg yolks
  • ground cinnamon

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Part one: place the milk, butter and whey protein in the small cup of your NINJA KITCHEN SYSTEM, pulse to blend.

  • Step 2

    Place the whey mixture in the pot of your NINJA FOODI, along with the lemon skin, cinnamon stick, stevia, coconut milk, rice and salt – stir to combine the ingredients together.

  • Step 3

    Place the lid over the pot of the NINJA FOODI, select SLOW COOK on LOW and cook for 4 hours – stir occasionally.

  • Step 4

    When the rice pudding is done, add the egg yolks and stir to combine.

  • Step 5

    Remove the cinnamon stick, and lemon skin, serve with ground cinnamon.