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    Microwave oven and grill JLMWGR005 User guide MFL06446142...

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    Microwave oven and grill...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Safety is important In the box Safety information Important safety information Warnings Cautions Ecological hints Environmental information Mains supply Plug wiring information Installation Check the microwave is working correctly Microwave-safe utensils Microwave test Dinner plates Glassware Plastic storage containers Paper Plastic cooking bags Plastic microwave cookware...

  • Page 4: Introduction, Safety Is Important

    Introduction Please take time to read these instructions and retain for future reference. Note: For the remainder of this user guide, the microwave and grill will be referred to as the microwave. Safety is important To ensure your safety and the safety of others, please read the Safety information before you install this...

  • Page 5: Safety Information, Important Safety Information, Warnings

    Safety information Important safety instructions - read carefully before use Take note of the following safety information which appears on the back of this microwave. Warning! To prevent fi re or shock hazard, do not expose this microwave to rain or moisture. Warning! Always remove the mains plug from the wall socket when not in use or before any service...

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    • Accessible parts may become hot during use. Young children should be kept away. • Liquids or other foods must not be heated in sealed containers since they are liable to explode. Remove the plastic wrapping from food before cooking or defrosting.

  • Page 7: Cautions

    Cautions • Do not operate the microwave with the door open due to the safety interlocks built into the door mechanism. It is important not to tamper with the safety interlocks. It could result in harmful exposure to excessive microwave energy. (Safety interlocks automatically switch off any cooking activity when the door is opened.) •...

  • Page 8: Ecological Hints, Environmental Information

    • If smoke is observed, switch off or disconnect the microwave from the power supply and keep the microwave door closed in order to stifl e any fl ames. It can cause serious damage such as a fi re or electric shock.

  • Page 9: Mains Supply, Plug Wiring Information

    Mains supply Warning! This microwave MUST BE EARTHED. Warning! Should the power supply cable need to be replaced, this must be carried out by an approved service engineer. John Lewis declines any liability should this safety measure not be observed. Before switching on, make sure the electricity supply voltage is the same as that indicated on the microwaves rating plate.

  • Page 10: Installation, Check The Microwave Is Working Correctly

    Installation When upacking the microwave, be aware of the following points: • When unpacking the microwave make sure all accessories (Rotating ring glass tray, high rack, crispy tray & low rack) and packing materials are removed. • Check to make sure that the microwave has not been damaged during shipping.

  • Page 11: Microwave-safe Utensils, Microwave Test, Dinner Plates, Glassware, Plastic Storage Containers, Paper, Plastic Cooking Bags

    Microwave-safe utensils Microwaves cannot penetrate metal. They will bounce off any metal object in the microwave and cause arcing. Most heat resistant non-metallic cooking utensils are safe for use in the microwave. However, never use metal or metal trimmed utensils when using the microwave feature.

  • Page 12: Pottery, Stoneware And Ceramic

    Pottery, stoneware and ceramic Containers made of these materials are usually fi ne for use, but they should be tested to be sure. Carry out the microwave test. Caution - Some items with high lead or iron content are not suitable as cooking utensils.

  • Page 13: Part Identifi Cation

    Part identifi cation Crispy cook button Quick defrost button Grill button Keep warm button Start/Quick start button Stop/Clear button Microwave oven and grill Time/Weight dial Combi button Microwave button Auto defrost button Auto cook button Display...

  • Page 14: Preparation, Hour Clock Or 24 Hour Clock, Child Lock, Setting The Child Lock

    Preparation When your microwave is plugged in for the fi rst time or when power resumes after a power cut, a ‘24H’ will be illuminated in the display; you will have to reset the clock. If the clock (or display) shows any strange looking symbols, unplug your microwave from the mains supply and plug it back in and reset the clock.

  • Page 15: Operation, Microwave Power Cooking

    Operation Microwave power cooking This microwave is equipped with 5 power levels to give you maximum fl exibility and control over cooking. For advice on the selection of a suitable power level, the table below shows the examples of food and their recommended cooking power levels for use with this microwave.

  • Page 16: Grill Cooking, Quick Start, Microwave Power Level

    Quick Start The QUICK feature allows you to set 30 seconds intervals of HIGH power cooking. 1 Press the Stop/Clear button. Start/Quick start 2 Repeatedly press the until the desired time is displayed. Microwave power level To select a suitable power level: Make sure that you have correctly installed the microwave, see page 10.

  • Page 17: Combination Cooking, Combination Mode Guide

    Combination cooking The microwave has a combination cooking feature which allows you to cook food with grill and microwave at the same time or alternately. This generally means it takes less time to cook your food. Note: The sheath heater grills the surface of the food while the microwave heats the inside.

  • Page 18: Auto Cook, Auto Cook Guide

    Auto cook The microwave has a auto cook feature which allows you to cook most of your favourite food easily by selecting the food and entering the weight of the food. Stop/Clear 1 Press the button. 2 Repeatedly press the Auto Cook desired auto cook category is shown in the display.

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    Category Ac-3: Frozen - Weight limit : 0.2 ~ 0.8 kg Vegetables - Food temp. : Frozen - Utensil : Microwave-safe bowl Ac-4: Rice - Weight limit : 0.1 ~ 0.3 kg - Food temp. : Room - Utensil : Microwave-safe bowl Ac-5: Fresh Weight limit : 0.2 kg ~ 0.6 kg...

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    Category Ac-8: - Weight Limit : 0.2 kg ~ 0.8 Chicken Legs - Food Temp. : Refrigerated - Utensil : High rack Instructions 1. Wash and dry skin. Brush the chicken legs with melted margarine or butter. 2. Place on the high rack on the metal tray. 3.

  • Page 21: Auto Defrost

    Auto defrost The microwave has a auto defrost feature which allows you defrost a variety of food. The temperature and density of food varies, it is recommend that the food is checked before cooking commences. Pay particular attention to large joints of meat and chicken, some foods should not be completely thawed before cooking.

  • Page 22: Auto Defrost Guide, Microwave Oven And Grill

    Auto defrost guide To assist with the use of the auto defrost categories, use the auto defrost guide below: Food to be defrosted must be in a suitable microwave proof container and placed uncovered on the glass turntable. If necessary, shield small areas of meat or poultry with fl at pieces of aluminium foil. This will prevent thin areas becoming warm during defrosting.

  • Page 23: Crispy Cook

    Crispy cook The microwave has a crispy cook feature which allows food to be reheated or crisped by food type and weight. 1 Press the Stop/Clear button. 2 Repeatedly press the Crispy cook Time/Weight 3 Turn the dial until the correct weight of the food is shown in the display. 4 Press the Start/Quick start Category...

  • Page 24: Keep Warm, Keep Warm Manually, Keep Warm Using Auto Cook, Quick Defrost

    Keep warm The microwave has a keep warm feature which allows you to manually or as part of auto cook, keep the food warm for a set time. Note: The keep warm feature will only run for 90 minutes, but can be interrupted by opening the door. Keep warm manually Stop/Clear 1 Press the...

  • Page 25: Quick Defrost Guide - Minced Meat

    Quick defrost guide - minced meat To assist in with the use of the quick defrost feature, use the quick defrost guide below: 1 Remove the mince completely from its wrapping. 2 Place the mince onto a microwave-safe plate. 3 Once the microwave beeps, remove the mince from the microwave, turn the mince over and return to the microwave.

  • Page 26: Cooking/grilling Guides

    Cooking/grilling guides For additional advice on cooking and grilling, use the additional fresh vegetables and grilling guides that follow: • Fresh vegetable guide as shown on page 27. • Grill cooking guide as shown on page 29. Microwave oven and grill...

  • Page 27: Fresh Vegetable Guide

    Fresh vegetable guide For advice on using the microwave functions, use the fresh vegetable guide below: Food Quantity Artichokes 2 medium (230 g each) 4 medium Asparagus, Fresh, Spears 450 g Green beans 450 g Beats, Fresh 450 g Broccoli, Fresh, Spears 300 g Cabbage, Fresh,...

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    Food Quantity Mushrooms, Fresh, Sliced 230 g Parsnips, Fresh, Sliced 450 g Peas, Green, Fresh 4 cups Sweet Potatoes Whole baking 2 medium (170 ~ 230g each) 4 medium White potatoes, potatoes Whole baking (170 ~ 230 g) potatoes Spinach, Fresh, Leaf 450 g Courgette, Fresh,...

  • Page 29: Grill Cooking Guide, Grilling Meat Guide

    Grill cooking guide For advice on using the grill functions which can be used to grill meat, fi sh & seafood, see the guides that follow: • Grilling meat on grill guide as shown on page 29. • Grilling fi sh & seafood guide as shown on page 30. Grilling meat guide 1 Trim excess fat from meat.

  • Page 30: Grilling fi Sh And Seafood Guide

    Grilling fi sh and seafood guide 1 Place fi sh and seafood on the rack. 2 Whole fi sh should be scored diagonally on both sides before grilling. 3 Brush fi sh and seafood with melted butter, margarine or oil before and during cooking, (this helps stop the fi sh drying out).

  • Page 31: Food Characteristics & Microwave Cooking, Keeping An Eye On Things, Factors Affecting Microwave Cooking Times

    Food characteristics & microwave cooking Keeping an eye on things The recipes in the book have been formulated with great care, but your success in preparing them depends on how much attention you pay to the food as it cooks. The microwave is equipped with a light that turns on automatically when it is in operation so that you can see inside and check the progress of your food.

  • Page 32: Bone And Fat Content Of Food, Quantity Of Food, Shape Of Food, Covering, Browning

    Bone and fat content of food As bones conduct heat and fat cooks more quickly than meat. Care must be taken when cooking bony or fatty cuts of meat in order to prevent unevenly or overcooked meat. Quantity of food The number of microwaves in your microwave remains constant regardless of how much food is being cooked.

  • Page 33: Arranging And Spacing, Stirring, Turning Over, Placing Thicker Portions Facing Outwards, Shielding, Elevating, Piercing

    Arranging and spacing Individual foods such as baked potatoes, small cakes and hors d’oeuvres will heat more evenly if placed in the microwave an equal distance apart, preferably in a circular pattern. Never stack foods on top of one another. Stirring Stirring is one of the most important of all microwaving techniques.

  • Page 34: Testing If Cooked, Standing Time, Maff Reheating Cooked Chilled Foods

    Testing if cooked As food cooks so quickly in the microwave, it is often necessary to test it frequently. Some food types are left in the microwave until completely cooked, but most food types, including meats and poultry, are removed from the microwave while still slightly under cooked and allowed to fi...

  • Page 35: Servicing & Cleaning, Servicing, Keep The Inside Of The Microwave Clean

    Servicing & cleaning Servicing This microwave must only be serviced by an authorised service engineer and only genuine spare parts must be used. Under no circumstances must you attempt to repair the microwave yourself. Repairs carried out by an inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious malfunction.

  • Page 36: Questions & Answers

    Questions & answers To assist in locating possible faults use the help guide below: Troubleshooting Frequently Asked Questions What’s wrong when the microwave light will not glow? Does microwave energy pass through the viewing screen in the door? Why does the beep tone sound when a button on the control panel is touched? Will the microwave function be damaged if it operates empty?

  • Page 37: Technical Specifi Cations

    Technical specifi cations Specifi cations of the microwave that you have just purchased may vary from the information in this table due to technical innovations. Power Input 230 V AC, 50 Hz Output 900 W (IEC60705 rating standard) Microwave Frequency 2450 MHz Outside Dimension 507 mm (W) X 283 mm (H) X 435 mm (D) Power Consumption...

  • Page 38: Disposal, Guarantee

    Disposal When this symbol is attached to a product it means the product is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/EC. All electrical and electronic products should be disposed of separately from the municipal waste stream via designated collection facilities appointed by the government or the local authorities.

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