o Suppose you want to defrost for 5 minutes at 30%.
1. Enter defrosting time.
2. Press the power level
pad eight times to enter a
power level of 30%.
3. Press the START
+30 sec pad.
When the defrost time is complete, cooking completion
signal will beep and END will appear in the display.
Using the Rack
The rack allows several foods to be cooked or reheated at
one time. However, for the best cooking and reheating, use
Turntable ON function and cook with SENSOR COOKING or
AUTO COOKING without the rack. When the rack is used, set
time and power level manually. Allow plenty of space around
and between the dishes. Pay close attention to the cooking
and reheating progress. Reposition the foods and reverse
them from the rack to turntable and/or stir them at least
once during any cooking or reheating time. After cooking
or reheating, stir if possible. Using a lower power level will
assist in better cooking and reheating uniformity.
Storing the rack in the microwave oven when not in
Popping popcorn with the rack in the microwave oven.
Using any browning dish on the rack.
Using SENSOR COOKING and AUTO COOKING with the
on the rack--use
If the food that you wish to defrost is not listed on the
Defrost chart or is above or below the limits in the Amount
column on the Defrost chart (see page 19), you need to
You can defrost any frozen food, either raw or previously
cooked, by using power level for 30%. Follow the exact
3-step procedure found under. To set power level. Estimate
defrosting time and press power
level pad eight times for
For either raw or previously cooked frozen food the rule of
thumb is approximately 4 minutes per pound. For example,
defrost 4 minutes for 1 pound of frozen spaghetti sauce.
Always stop the oven periodically to remove or separate
the portions that are defrosted. If food is not defrosted at
the end of the estimated defrosting time, program the oven
in 1 minute increments on power level 30% until totally
When using plastic containers from the freezer, defrost only
long enough to remove from the plastic in order to place in
a microwave-safe dish.
can be used in Manual Operation,
See page 22.