Kenwood MG450 (MG47) - Food Mincer Manual

Kenwood MG450 (MG47) - Food Mincer Manual

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Kenwood MG450 (MG47) - Food Mincer Manual


  • Read these instructions carefully and retain for future reference.
  • Remove all packaging and any labels.
  • If the cord is damaged it must, for safety reasons, be replaced by Kenwood or an authorised Kenwood repairer.
  • Always ensure bones and rind etc are removed from the meat before mincing.
  • When mincing nuts only feed a few down at a time and allow the scroll to pick them up before adding any more.
  • Always unplug:
    • before fitting or removing parts
    • after use
    • before cleaning.
  • Always use the pusher supplied. Never put your fingers or utensils in the feed tube.
  • Warning - the cutting blade is sharp, handle with care both in use and cleaning.
  • Ensure the attachment is secured in position before switching on.
  • To avoid electric shocks, never let the power unit, cord or plug get wet.
  • Never use a damaged appliance. Get it checked or repaired: see 'service and customer care'.
  • Never use an unauthorised attachment.
  • Never let the cord hang down where a child could grab it.
  • Misuse of your appliance can result in injury.
  • This appliance shall not be used by children. Keep the appliance and its cord out of reach of children.
  • Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
  • Appliances can be used by persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way and if they understand the hazards involved.
  • Only use the appliance for its intended domestic use. Kenwood will not accept any liability if the appliance is subject to improper use, or failure to comply with these instructions.

Use the meat grinder to process meat, poultry and fish. Use the inclusive attachments to shape sausages and kebbe.

Before Plugging In

  • Make sure your electricity supply is the same as the one shown on the underside of the appliance.

Important (UK) only

  • The wires in the cord are coloured as follows:
    Blue = Neutral
    Brown = Live.
  • The appliance must be protected by a 3A approved (BS1362) fuse.
    warning Note:
  • For non-rewireable plugs the fuse cover MUST be refitted when replacing the fuse. If the fuse cover is lost then the plug must not be used until a replacement can be obtained. The correct fuse cover is identified by colour and a replacement may be obtained from your Kenwood Authorised Repairer (see Service).
  • If a non-rewireable plug is cut off it must be DESTROYED IMMEDIATELY. An electric shock hazard may arise if an unwanted non-rewireable plug is inadvertently inserted into a 13A socket outlet.
  • This appliance conforms to EC Regulation 1935/2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

Before Using for the First Time

  1. Wash the parts see 'care and cleaning'
  2. Wrap excess cord around the bracket at the back of the mincer.



  1. power unit
  2. attachment outlet
  3. locking screw
  4. on/off switch
  5. screen storage
  6. reverse switch
  7. bracket for excess cord
  8. spanner
  9. ring nut
  10. mincer screens: fine, medium, coarse
  11. cutter
  12. scroll
  13. mincer body
  14. tray
  15. pusher
  16. pusher lid
  17. dish/cover

To Assemble

To Assemble - Part 1

To Assemble - Part 2

  1. Fit the scroll inside the mincer body.
  2. Fit the cutter – cutting side outermost . Ensure it's seated properly – otherwise you could damage your mincer.
  3. Fit a mincer screen . Put the notch over the pin.
    • Use the fine screen for raw meat; fish; small nuts; or cooked meat for shepherd's pie or meat loaves.
    • Use the medium and coarse screens for raw meat; fish and nuts.
  4. Loosely fit the ring nut.

To Use The Mincer

  1. Release the locking screw by turning anticlockwise , then slide the attachment into the outlet .
  2. Turn it both ways until it locks into place. Then turn the locking screw clockwise to secure.
  3. Tighten the ring nut manually.
  4. Fit the tray. Put the dish/cover under the mincer to catch the food.
  5. Thaw frozen food thoroughly before mincing. Cut meat into 2.5cm (1") -wide strips.
  6. Switch on . Using the pusher, gently push the food through, one piece at a time. Don't push hard – you could damage your mincer.
    • If the machine stalls or jams during use, switch off. Depress the reverse switch for a few seconds to release the clogged food. Unplug and remove any clogged material.

Sausage Filler

  1. base plate*
  2. large nozzle* (for thick sausages)
  3. small nozzle* (for thin sausages)
    * Stored in the pusher

Use pig/hog skin on the large nozzle and sheep/lamb skin on the small nozzle. Or, instead of using skin, roll in breadcrumbs or seasoned flour before cooking.

To Use the Sausage Filler

  1. If you're using skin, soak it in cold water for 30 minutes first.
  2. Release the locking screw by turning anticlockwise , then slide the attachment into the outlet .
  3. Turn it both ways until it locks into place. Then turn the locking screw clockwise to secure.
  4. Fit the scroll inside the mincer body.
  5. Fit the base plate - put the notch over the pin.
  6. If you're using skin, open it up with a jet of water. Then put your chosen nozzle under a running tap and pull the skin onto the nozzle.
  7. Hold the nozzle on the mincer and screw the ring nut on .
  8. Fit the tray.
  9. Switch on. Using the pusher, push the food through. Don't push hardyou could damage your mincer. Ease the skin off the nozzle as it fills. Don't overfill.
  10. Twist the skin to form sausages.

Pork Sausage Recipe

100g (4oz) dry bread
600g (11⁄2lb) pork, lean and fat, cut into strips
1 egg, beaten
5ml (1tsp) mixed herbs
salt and pepper

  1. Soak the bread in water, then squeeze.
  2. Mince the pork into a bowl.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  4. Make into sausages (see above).
  5. Fry, grill or bake until golden brown.

Kebbe Maker

Kebbe Maker


* Stored in the pusher

Kebbe is a traditional Middle Eastern dish: deep-fried lamb-and-bulgurwheat parcels with a minced meat filling.

To Use the Kebbe Maker

To Use the Kebbe Maker

  1. Release the locking screw by turning anticlockwise , then slide the attachment into the outlet .
  2. Turn it both ways until it locks into place. Then turn the locking screw clockwise to secure.
  3. Fit the scroll inside the mincer body.
  4. Fit the shaper – put the notch over the pin.
  5. Fit the cone .
  6. Screw the ring nut on.
  7. Fit the tray.
  8. Switch on. Using the pusher, gently push your mixture through. Cut into lengths.

Stuffed Kebbe Recipe

Outer Casing

500g (1lb 2oz) lamb or fat-free mutton, cut into strips
500g (1lb 2oz) bulgur wheat, washed and drained
1 small onion, finely chopped

Always use the bulgur wheat straight away after draining. If it is allowed to dry out, it may increase the load on the mincer resulting in damage.

  1. Using the fine screen, mince alternate batches of meat and wheat.
  2. Mix. Then mince twice more.
  3. Stir the onion into the mix.
  4. Push through, using the kebbe maker.


400g (10oz) lamb, cut into strips
15ml (1tbsp) oil
2 medium onions, finely chopped
5-10ml (1-2tsp) ground allspice
15ml (1tbsp) plain flour
salt and pepper

  1. Using the fine screen, mince the lamb.
  2. Fry the onions until golden brown. Add the lamb.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Drain off any excess fat and allow to cool.

To finish

  1. Push the casing mixture through, using the kebbe maker.
  2. Cut into 8cm (3") lengths.
  3. Pinch one end of the tube to seal it. Push some filling – not too much – into the other end, then seal.
  4. Deep fry in hot (190˚C) oil for about 6 minutes or until golden brown.

Care and Cleaning

  • Always switch off and unplug before cleaning.

Power Unit

  • Wipe with a damp cloth, then dry.
  • Never immerse in water or use abrasives.

Mincer Attachment

  1. Loosen the ring nut manually or with the spanner and dismantle. Wash all the parts in hot soapy water, then dry.
    Don't wash any part in the dishwasher. Never use a soda solution.
  2. Re-assemble.
  3. Wipe the screens with vegetable oil, then wrap in greaseproof paper to prevent discolouring/rusting. There is storage space for 2 screens on the power unit .
  4. If you keep the mincer on the machine, put the dish/cover on the tray as a dust-cover.
  5. You can pull the lid off the pusher and store the sausage and kebbe attachments inside.

Service and Customer Care


If you need help with:

  • using your machine or
  • servicing, spare parts or repairs (in or out of guarantee)

call Kenwood customer care on 023 9239 2333 or visit Have your model number (e.g. MG450 or TYPE MG47) and date code (5 digit code e.g. 13L35) ready. They are on the underside of the power unit.

  • spares and attachments
    call 0844 557 3653.

Other Countries

  • If you experience any problems with the operation of your appliance, before requesting assistance visit
  • Please note that your product is covered by a warranty, which complies with all legal provisions concerning any existing warranty and consumer rights in the country where the product was purchased.
  • If your Kenwood product malfunctions or you find any defects, please send it or bring it to an authorised KENWOOD Service Centre. To find up to date details of your nearest authorised KENWOOD Service centre visit or the website specific to your Country.
  • Designed and engineered by Kenwood in the UK.
  • Made in China.


If your mincer goes wrong within one year from the date you bought it, we will repair it (or replace it if necessary) free of charge provided:

  • you have not misused, neglected or damaged it;
  • it has not been modified (unless by Kenwood);
  • it is not second-hand;
  • it has not been used commercially;
  • you have not fitted a plug incorrectly; and
  • you supply your receipt to show when you bought it.

This guarantee does not affect your statutory rights.


At the end of its working life, the product must not be disposed of as urban waste.
It must be taken to a special local authority differentiated waste collection centre or to a dealer providing this service.
Disposing of a household appliance separately avoids possible negative consequences for the environment and health deriving from inappropriate disposal and enables the constituent materials to be recovered to obtain significant savings in energy and resources. As a reminder of the need to dispose of household appliances separately, the product is marked with a crossed-out wheeled dustbin.

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