Bacon Maple Almond Butter Rice Cakes
Are you looking for something savory and fresh to eat while on the bike, a long run, or out on your next adventure? We've got a solution for you: rice cakes made from scratch.
Nothing beats real food to give your body what it needs to perform. Here's a simple recipe for Bacon Maple Almond Butter Rice Cakes (recipe contributed by Chef and Skratch Labs Taste Agent Lentine Alexis).
3 cups uncooked Calrose rice
4 cups water*
8 ounces cooked bacon or veggie bacon
1 cup warmed almond butter
Braggs Liquid Amino's to taste
1/4 cup rice vinegar
maple syrup to taste
salt to taste
optional: add olive oil to rice mixture to help hold everything together
Rinse rice until water runs clear
Cook rice per rice cooker instruction
Carefully (it's hot!) move rice into large bowl
Use rice paddle to fold in wet ingredients while rice is hot
Fold in dry ingredients or go the layer rice cake route (see video)
Taste! It is salty/sweet enough? Do the ingredient flavors come though? If it doesn't taste good, add what it's missing! These are not instructions as much as suggestions and framework.
Once it tastes good transfer to sheet pan and spread out to about 1.5 inches thick
Use rice paddle to cut into 3inx3in squares
Place 1 square onto Skratch paper and wrap it up!
Go burn some calories and earn your rice cakes!
If you're looking for more recipes like this, checkout Feed Zone Portables written by Skratch Labs Founder, Dr. Allen Lim alongside Chef Biju Thomas. The cookbook is packed with 150 simple, delicious, athlete-friendly recipes that provide excellent fuel for hard workouts. If you're not interested in pre-packaged foods that can potentially upset your stomach, give rice cakes a shot.