You are going to love this pot! More than just a rice cooker, our microwave Simmer Pot lets you do more than just simmer. It acts like a pressure cooker in your microwave oven. Use this pot to cook perfect rice, soups, stews, veggies and pastas. It even includes instructions on how to cook a 3 lb BBQ chicken in 15-18 minutes*. Made from insulating, antibacterial, unbreakable clear polycarbonate, it let's you see what's cooking. Lid may be inverted, if necessary, with equal cooking results.