Download  Print this page

Defrosting; One Touch Sensor Cooking - KitchenAid KBMS1454R Use & Care Manual

Built-in microwave oven
Hide thumbs

Advertisement

4. Touch START.
The display will count down the reheat time.
When the cycle ends, "END" will appear in the display, and
the end-of-cycle tones will sound, followed by reminder
tones.
5. Touch CANCEL/OFF or open the door to clear the display
and/or stop reminder tones.

Defrosting

The automatic Defrost control can be used or the microwave
oven can be manually set to defrost.
Food should be 0°F (-18°C) or colder at defrosting for optimal
results.
Unwrap foods and remove lids (from fruit juice) before
defrosting.
Shallow packages will defrost more quickly than deep blocks.
Separate food pieces as soon as possible during or at the
end of cycle for more even defrosting.
Use small pieces of aluminum foil to shield parts of food such
as chicken wings, leg tips and fish tails. See "Aluminum Foil
and Metal" first.
The automatic Defrost control has 4 categories: Meat, Poultry,
Fish and Bread. It should not be used for food left outside the
freezer more than 20 minutes and frozen ready-made food. Use
the following chart as a guide.
MEAT
Beef: ground, steaks, roast,
stew
Lamb: stew and chops
Pork: chops, ribs, roasts,
sausage
POULTRY
Chicken: whole and cut up
Cornish hens
Turkey: breast
FISH
Fillets, Steaks, Whole Shellfish Place in microwavable baking
BREAD
Dinner rolls, muffins, buns,
slices of bread, loaf of bread
To use the Defrost control:
1. Touch DEFROST.
Touch DEFROST repeatedly to scroll through foods.
2.
The narrow or fatty areas of
irregular shaped cuts should
be shielded with foil before
defrosting.
Do not defrost less than 1/4 lb
(113 g) or two 4 oz (113 g)
patties.
Place all meats in
microwavable baking dish.
Place in microwavable baking
dish, chicken breast side up.
Remove giblets from whole
chicken.
dish.
Place on paper towel or
napkin.
3. Touch START.
The display will count down the defrost time.
When the cycle ends, "END" will appear in the display, and
the end-of-cycle tones will sound, followed by reminder
tones.
4. Touch CANCEL/OFF or open the door to clear the display
and/or stop reminder tones.
To Defrost manually:
1. Touch COOK TIME.
2.
3. Touch COOK POWER.
4.
5. Touch START.
The display will count down the defrost time.
When the cycle ends, "END" will appear in the display, and
the end-of-cycle tones will sound, followed by reminder
tones.
6. Touch CANCEL/OFF or open the door to clear the display
and/or stop reminder tones.

One Touch Sensor Cooking

A sensor in the microwave oven detects humidity released from
the food and automatically sets a cooking time based on the
selected pad.
Use the following chart as a guide for the ONE TOUCH pads.
FOOD
SERVING SIZE
Popcorn*
3.5 oz (100 g)
3 oz (85 g)
1.5 oz (43 g)
Baked
1-4 medium,
Potato
10-13 oz (283-369 g)
each, similar in size
Dinner
1 serving (1 plate),
Plate
8-16 oz (227-454 g)
*Do not use regular paper bags or glassware. Listen for popping
to slow to 1 pop every 1 or 2 seconds, then stop the cycle. Do
not try to pop unpopped kernels. Use fresh bags of popcorn for
optimal results. Cooking results may vary by brand and fat
content. If using a microwave popcorn popper, follow
manufacturer's instructions.
INSTRUCTIONS
Pop only one package at a
time.
Pierce each one several
times with a fork. Place on
turntable around edges, at
least 1" (2.5 cm) apart. At
the end of cooking, let stand
5 minutes.
Place food on plate, cover
with plastic wrap and vent.
11

Advertisement

Table of Contents
loading

  Related Manuals for KitchenAid KBMS1454R