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MICROWAVE OVEN
Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1800 990 990 AU, 0800 881 200 NZ,
or visit our website at www.kitchenaid.com.au or www.kitchenaid.co.nz
Model 5KMW276ASL

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  • Page 1 MICROWAVE OVEN Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1800 990 990 AU, 0800 881 200 NZ, or visit our website at www.kitchenaid.com.au or www.kitchenaid.co.nz Model 5KMW276ASL...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS ..............2 CONVECTION ................13 MICROWAVE OVEN SAFETY ............3 CRISP ....................15 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ...........5 Crisp Function ................15 Prior to connecting ...............5 Crisp Bread Defrost ..............15 After Connecting ................5 Crisp Fry ..................15 PARTS AND FEATURES ..............6 CHEF MENU .................17 Glass Turntable ................6 REHEAT ..................22 Accessory Confgurations .............6...
  • Page 3: Microwave Oven Safety

    MICROWAVE OVEN SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS NOTE: The appliances are not intended to be operated by means of an external timer or separate remote-control system. Do not leave the microwave oven unattended if you are Do not use corrosive chemicals or vapors in this appliance. using a lot of fat or oil since they can overheat and cause a This type of microwave oven is specifically designed to heat fire!
  • Page 5: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS PRIOR TO CONNECTING Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged mains ■ cord or plug, if it is not working properly, or if it has been Position the microwave oven at a distance from other heating damaged or dropped.
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES This manual may cover several different models. The model you have purchased may have some or all of the features shown Accessory here. The appearance of your particular model may differ slightly from the illustrations in this manual. There are a number of accessories available on the ■...
  • Page 7: Control Panel

    CONTROL PANEL               1. Microwave button 10. Defrost button Use to select the Microwave function. Use to select Defrost function. 2. Grill button 11. Combi ( Microwave + Grill ) / Combi ( Microwave + Use to select the Grill function.
  • Page 8: Display Description

    DISPLAY DESCRIPTION                   1. Text information 10. Cooking cycle duration 2. Numeral information on temperature/ 11. Convection function weight/microwave power 12. Reheat function 3.
  • Page 9: General Use

    GENERAL USE ADD / STIR / TURN FOOD STAND-BY MODE Depending on the selected function, it could be needed After pressing the Stop button, or if the user does not ■ ■ to add / stir / turn food during cooking. In these cases the interact with the product for 2 minutes, the microwave microwave oven will pause cooking and it will ask you to oven enters Stand-by mode .
  • Page 10: Setting

    SETTING CLOCK SETTING SET HOUR You could set the clock by pressing and holding the Stop TT button for 3 seconds, or when the first time the appliance is plugged in (or after a power failure), the product will enter into the clock setting mode automatically. 1.
  • Page 11: Microwave

    MICROWAVE Microwave function allows to quickly cook or reheat food and beverages. MICROWAVE:SELECT POWER 1. Press the Microwave button. 750 W will be shown on the display. 2. Rotate the Knob to adjust the power value, then press Confirmation button / Start button. 3.
  • Page 12: Grill

    GRILL This function uses a powerful metal element to brown foods, creating a grill or a gratin effect. Grill function browns foods like cheese toast, hot sandwiches, potato croquettes, sausages, vegetables. Dedicated accessory: High Rack SELECT POWER:HIGH-USE HIGH RACK 1. Press the Grill button. 2.
  • Page 13: Convection

    CONVECTION This function allows you to obtain oven-baked dishes. Using a powerful heat element and fan, the cooking cycle is just like that of a traditional oven. Use this function to cook meringues, pastry, cakes, soufflés, poultry and roast meats. The Convection function is designed to cook food with preheat phase.
  • Page 14 CONVECTION This function will allow to keep warm the fresh cooked food. KEEP WARM 1. Press the Convection button. 2. Rotate the Knob to select number “2” and press the Confirmation button / Start button to enter into Keep Warm mode. 3.
  • Page 15: Crisp

    CRISP FUNCTION: This exclusive KitchenAid function allows for perfectly golden brown results both on the top and bottom surfaces of the food. Using both Microwave and Grill cooking, the Crisp Plate will rapidly reach the right temperature and begin to brown and crisp the food.
  • Page 16 CRISP WEIGHT OR FOOD CATEGORY RECIPES ACCESSORIES HINT TIME Reheat and cook desired food like pizza, Set duration quiches and other dough based food. Crisp -manual Preheat the crisp plate.Specifically designed to defrost and reheat frozen bread, rolls, 50-500g/50g Crisp Bread loaves, baguettes and pastries to produce a defrost crisp and golden result.
  • Page 17: Chef Menu

    CHEF MENU Chef Menu is a simple and intuitive guide, offering automatic recipes that guarantee perfect results every time. Use this menu to prepare the dishes listed in the following tables. Simply select a recipe and follow the instructions on the display: Chef Menu will automatically adjust the cooking parameters to get the best results.
  • Page 18 CHEF MENU FOOD ATEGORY FOOD RECIPES AMOUNT ACCESSORIES PREPARATION For best results, choose cuts of beef approx. 6-10cm thick, season the roast and place in cold 800-1500g/100g Beef, oven, select doneness level, turn the roast when roasted oven prompts. select doneness level . For best results, choose cuts of lamb approx.
  • Page 19 CHEF MENU FOOD ATEGORY FOOD RECIPES AMOUNT ACCESSORIES PREPARATION Suitable for potatoes: 200-300g each. Wash and 200-1000g/200g pierce. Turn when oven prompts. Baked potato 100-800g/100g Cut in halves, season and sprinkle cheese on top. Roasted Tomatoes 200-500g Place in steamer grid and add 100ml wa ter into Vegetables Sensing recipe bottom.
  • Page 20 CHEF MENU FOOD ATEGORY FOOD RECIPES AMOUNT ACCESSORIES PREPARATION Place 1 chopped onion, 1 crushed clove garlic and 30g butter (or oil) into microwave-safe dish and cover with lid. At the prompt add 600g of peeled and diced (1cm dice) butternut pumpkin and 2 cups (500ml) chicken 1200g stock .
  • Page 21 CHEF MENU FOOD FOOD CATEGORY AMOUNT ACCESSORIES PREPARATION RECIPES Place 1-4 servings of oats/porridge and water into Steamer base bowl and mix well and cover with lid. 50-125g/L1-L4 At the end of the cooking time, stir and add either 250-625ml/125ml milk, cream or yoghurt.
  • Page 22: Reheat

    REHEAT This function allows you to automatically reheat your dishes. The microwave will automatically calculate the needed microwave power level and time to get the best possible result in the shortest time. Use this function to reheat ready-made food either frozen, chilled or at room temperature. Place food onto a microwave safe and heat proof dinner plate or dish.
  • Page 23: Defrost

    DEFROST This function allows you to quickly defrost food. Use this function to defrost Meat, Poultry, Fish, Vegetables or Bread. MANUAL DEFROST 1. Press the Defrost button. 2. Rotate the Knob to select the food category (See the table below). 3.
  • Page 24: Combi ( Microwave+Grill )

    COMBI ( MICROWAVE+GRILL ) This function combines Microwave and Grill heating, allowing you to cook and gratin in less time. SELECT : COMBI ( GRILL + MICROWAVE) 1. Press the Combi button. 2. The display will show:” 1 “, press the Confirmation button / Start button to enter into Combi grill setting mode. 3.
  • Page 25: Combi ( Microwave+Convection )

    COMBI ( MICROWAVE+CONVECTION ) This function combines Microwave and Convection cooking, allowing you to prepare oven-baked dishes in less time. Combi ( Microwave + convection ) allows you to cook dishes like roast meat, poultry, jacket potatoes, precooked frozen foods, fish, cakes and pastry.
  • Page 26: Steam

    STEAM This function allows you to obtain healthy and natural tasting dishes by cooking with steam. Use this function to steam cook foods such as vegetables and fish. This function works in 2 phase. 1. The first phase quickly brings the water to boiling temperature. Cook time is calculated by sensor. 2.
  • Page 27 STEAM Steamer(double layer steamer)Using Guide: NOTE: Using dual steamer(double layer steamer), can cook two foods at the same time. For better performance, please select food ■ which have the similar cook time. All below recipes are cooked with provided Dual Steamer, always cover with the lid. ■...
  • Page 28: Baking Menu

    BAKING MENU The Baking menu is a convenient button that contains different functions that support the cooking process. Allowing you to make the dough rise, soften and melt butter, ice cream, cream cheese, etc. DESSERTS 1. Press the Baking Menu button. 2.
  • Page 29 BAKING MENU FOOD FOOD CATEGORY AMOUNT ACCESSORY HINTS RECIPES Brush a 6 cup (1.5 litre) capacity soufflé dish with melted butter and pour 2 tablespoons of caster sugar into the dish, rotate until the base and the inner walls are covered; pour off any leftover sugar.
  • Page 30 BAKING MENU FOOD FOOD CATEGORY AMOUNT ACCESSORY HINTS RECIPES Place 275g self raising flour, 2 teaspoons caster sugar, 60g cold diced unsalted butter into the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until mixture resembles coarse sand. Add 200ml milk and pulse 2-3 times to mix through. Dough should be soft and sticky.
  • Page 31 BAKING MENU FOOD CATEGORY FOOD RECIPES AMOUNT ACCESSORY HINTS Combine 200ml lukewarm water, 30g melted butter and 1 teaspoon activated dried yeast into a bowl and mix well. Stand for 10 minutes to allow yeast to activate. Place 350g Baker’s flour, 3 teaspoons caster sugar and 1 teaspoon salt into the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook.
  • Page 32 BAKING MENU FOOD FOOD CATEGORY AMOUNT ACCESSORY HINTS RECIPES Grease and line the base and sides of 22cm cake tin with baking paper. Sift 2 cups (300g) self-raising flour and ½ cup (50g) cocoa powder into a large mixing bowl and add 1 cup (220g) brown sugar;...
  • Page 33 BAKING MENU FOOD CATEGORY FOOD RECIPES AMOUNT ACCESSORY HINTS Specific proofing temperatures ideal for creating the best environment for developing all your yeast doughs for breads, cakes and pastries. large Pyrex Place prepared dough into a lightly oiled bowl 250-500g/50g bowl that will fit the oven.
  • Page 34 BAKING MENU FOOD CATEGORY FOOD RECIPES AMOUNT ACCESSORY HINTS Place 50g diced unsalted butter, 150g brown sugar and 1 cup (250ml) cream into jug or bowl. Stir well to dissolve sugar. Select cooking program and follow prompts. large Pyrex jug At the prompt, add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and 450g or deep Pyrex...
  • Page 35: Auto Clean

    AUTO CLEAN This automatic cleaning cycle will help you to to clean the microwave oven cavity and to remove unpleasant odors. AUTO CLEAN BEFORE STARTING THE CYCLE: 1. Put 250 ml room temperature water into microwave safe container(see our recommendations in the below section “Tips and suggestions”).
  • Page 36: Microwave Oven Use

    MICROWAVE OVEN USE A magnetron in the microwave oven produces microwaves which Cooking Guidelines reflect off the metal floor, walls, and ceiling and pass through the turntable and appropriate cookware to the food. Microwaves are Covering attracted to and absorbed by fat, sugar, and water molecules in the food, causing them to move, producing friction and heat Covering food helps retain moisture, shorten cook time, and which cooks the food.
  • Page 37: Microwave Oven Care

    MICROWAVE OVEN CARE MICROWAVE OVEN DOOR AND EXTERIOR General Cleaning IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and The area where the microwave oven door and frame touch when the microwave oven is cool. Always follow label instructions on closed should be kept clean.
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting

    When calling for Service, please give the serial number and type service call, refer to the warranty page in this manual and scan number of the microwave oven the code there with your mobile device, or visit www.kitchenaid. (see Service label). com.au or www.kitchenaid.co.nz Consult your warranty booklet for further advice.
  • Page 39: Assistance Or Service

    These factory specified parts will fit right and work right because they are made with the same Part Number 432E22A003316 Part Number 432E14A003515 precision used to build every new KitchenAid appliance. ® Turntable Support rollers...
  • Page 40: Warranty

    WARRANTY...
  • Page 41: Environmental Hints

    ENVIRONMENTAL HINTS The packing box may be fully recycled as confirmed by the recycling symbol.Follow local disposal regulations. Keep potentially hazardous packaging (plastic bags, polystyrene etc.) out of the reach of children. This appliance is marked according to the European directive 2012/19/EU on Waste Electrical and ■...
  • Page 42: Technical Specification

    ACCORDANCE WITH IEC 60705, EDITION 4, 2010-04. The International Electrotechnical Commission has developed a standard for comparative testing of heating performance of different microwave ovens. We recommend the following for this oven: Test Amount Approx. time Power level Container 12.3.1 1000 g 12 min 750 W...