Open main menu

Packit Gourmet Jamaican Peanut Porridge

rated 3.5 of 5 stars
photo: Packit Gourmet Jamaican Peanut Porridge breakfast

I had high hopes for something a little more exotic than instant oat meal but just as easy, but this isn't it. The taste was good but the texture left me wanting.


  • Filling
  • Taste


  • Texture
  • Cost

I wanted to be able to mix it up a little at breakfast time but I still wanted an easy to prepare meal.  The peanut porridge seem to be just what I was looking for, easy cook, different spices and something I never had before.  

When the porridge arrived I was a little surprised that is was finely ground and not a coarser mixture of oats, peanuts and other ingredients. It prepared by just adding boiling water and giving it 5 minutes to set up.

The taste was just OK, lightly sweet with a hint of nutmeg and cinnamon (my son's packet had a bout a 1/2 inch long cinnamon stick in it) but no pronounced peanut flavor. There was a slightly off taste of wheat flour paste and the porridge had the texture of library paste (think first grade).

I've never had non-instant peanut porridge so maybe this is how it tastes. Looking at few recipes online shows they are made with wheat flour too, so this could be authentic. It was filling.

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $3.49

Your Review

Where to Buy

Help support this site by making your next gear purchase through one of the links above. Click a link, buy what you need, and the seller will contribute a portion of the purchase price to support Trailspace's independent gear reviews.

You May Like


Price MSRP: $3.49
Reviewers Paid: $3.49
Product Details from Packit Gourmet »

Recently on Trailspace

Åsnes Rabb 68 Review

Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork Review

Campingmoon XD-2F Review

Limmer Boots The Lightweight Review

Alfa Free A/P/S GTX Review

Rottefella Xplore Backcountry Off-Track Review