Don't follow the cooking instructions!
I followed the instructions - adding boiling water, covering loosely and microwaving for 5 mins (on an 800w microwave) When I opened the microwave it looked like a bloodbath! Most of the water (and favouring) had exited the bowl! The pasta itself was reasonably well cooked, if flavourless but the microwave was a mess - and this was only halfway through the cooking process. Maybe you should take another look at your cooking instructions!