Frequently Asked Questions: Cooking

It is not recommended to cook more than one boil-in-bag in the microwave. The range-top method is best for multiple bags.
Success® Rice is precooked and dehydrated and only requires 10 minutes to re-hydrate. Since a crock pot recipe requires several hours of cooking time, it is recommended that you fold-in cooked Success® Rice towards the end of the cooking time.
YES! To cook one bag of Success® Rice in the microwave, follow these steps:

In a 2-quart microwave-safe dish, submerge 1 bag of Success Rice in water (about 1 quart). Microwave on HIGH 10 minutes. Remove bag with fork or tongs and drain. Cut open and empty cooked rice into a serving dish. Add margarine and salt, if desired. Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate. We do not recommend using the microwave to cook multiple bags. Refer to the RANGE preparations.
YES! Use bouillon, broth or non-creamy soups. Put 1¼ cups soup or broth and the contents of one bag of Success® Rice in a pot. Bring to a boil. Simmer 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
Yes .... Success® Whole Grain Brown Rice, White Rice, and Jasmine Rice can also be prepared "out of the bag".

In a large saucepan, bring 6 to 8 cups of water to a boil. Cut open 1 or 2 bags of Success Whole Grain Brown or White Rice and pour into boiling water. Boil 8 to 10 minutes. Please note --- for Success Jasmine or Basmati Rice, boil for 10 minutes. Drain in a colander and serve.
Yes. The Success® boil-in-bag is made completely of food-safe plastic that is designed to safely tolerate the heat of cooking in a microwave.
Cook in more water and boil with lid on pot for 10 minutes.
Success® Rice can be reheated in the microwave. Just add a small amount of water and microwave until warm, approximately 1-2 minutes.
Rice may be kept in the freezer for an extremely long time. Place cooked rice in a freezer bag. When ready to serve, place rice in a microwave-safe bowl and add a little water. Microwave until warm, approximately 2-3 minutes.
Success® Rice can wait in hot water with the heat off for as long as 30 minutes after it is cooked.
To cook multiple bags of Success® Rice, pour 3 quarts water into large saucepan and submerge 2-4 bags of Success® Rice. Bring water to a boil and boil uncovered for 8-10 minutes. Remove bags with fork or tongs and drain.
We do not recommend using the microwave to cook multiple bags.
Store in refrigerator for one week or in freezer for up to six months.