This is a simple but filling meal to have while adventuring around the great outdoors. The Mountain House rice & chicken is full of flavor and is a great addition to your meals for your adventures. Lightweight and small, enjoy this classic meal anywhere. No mess or cleanup. Eat right from pouch. Meal preparation is easy. Just add boiling water. Serve in minutes. 30 year shelf life.Directions: Open package and remove oxygen absorber. Carefully add 2 cups boiling water to pouch. Stir carefully and close zipper. Let stand 8 - 9 minutes. Stir and enjoy right out of pouch.