Miele KM 403 Operating Instructions Manual

Deep fat fryer
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Operating instructions

Deep fat fryer
KM 403
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the appliance it is
essential to read these
instructions before it is installed
or used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 05 813 370



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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Deep fat fryer KM 403 GHirZ To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed or used for the first time. M.-Nr. 05 813 370...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 3 Warning and Safety instructions .
  • Page 3: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance a Lid i Drain tap b Frying basket j Control (red dot: 170 °C) c Handle (fold-away, removable) k Oil reservoir (capacity: min. 3.0 litres, max. 4.0 litres) d Hanging facility l Mains connection cable e Basket hanging support m Plug f Heating element (can be raised up;...
  • Page 4: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions Building in and connection This appliance complies with all If the appliance is supplied without a relevant legal safety requirements. plug, or if the plug is removed, it must Improper use of the appliance can, be connected to the mains electricity however, present a risk of both supply by a suitably qualified and personal injury and material...
  • Page 5 Warning and Safety instructions Correct usage Do not use the appliance to heat up the room and never switch it on For safety reasons this appliance with the heating element in the raised must only be operated after it has position.
  • Page 6 Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children To prevent the risk of children burning themselves with potentially The appliance is only intended for hot fat or oil please make sure that they use by adults who have read these cannot access the drain tap and open operating instructions.
  • Page 7 Warning and Safety instructions Protecting the appliance from Protection from burning and damage scalding Do not drop anything on the glass Never leave the appliance surface. Even a light object could unattended when using it. cause damage in certain Overheated oil can catch fire and could circumstances.
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Appliance faults Further safety notes In the event of damage or a defect, When using an electric socket near switch off the appliance immedi- the appliance, care should be ately. Disconnect completely from the taken that the cable of the electrical electricity supply.
  • Page 9: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of packing material Disposal of your old appliance The transport and protective packing Electrical and electronic appliances has been selected from materials which often contain materials which, if are environmentally friendly for disposal handled or disposed of incorrectly, and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 10: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time General notes Please stick the extra data plate for the appliance supplied with this documentation in the space provided in the "After sales service" section of this booklet.
  • Page 11: Cleaning And Heating Up For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Cleaning and heating up for Metal components have a protective coating which may give off a slight the first time smell when heated up for the first time. Before using the fryer for the first time The smell and any vapours will clean it as follows: dissipate after a short time and do not...
  • Page 12: Using The Fryer

    Using the fryer Switching on and off Before frying To switch the fryer on, turn the control Before frying make sure that the oil in a clockwise direction a. To switch reservoir has been filled with enough off, turn the control anti-clockwise b frying oil or fat (min.
  • Page 13: Frying

    Using the fryer Frying Do not leave food suspended over the reservoir for too long as steam from the Proceed as follows: oil can cause the food to lose its crispness. Finally, place the food onto ^ Set the frying temperature required kitchen paper towel to soak up any (see chart) and wait until the remaining excess oil.
  • Page 14 Using the fryer Food (fresh) Quantity Temperature* Frying time in °C in minutes Breaded chicken 2 x 250 g pieces 8-10 portions Unbreaded turkey 2 x 250 g pieces steaks Cumberland sausages Camembert 4 pieces Raw battered 400 g vegetables Raw battered 400 g mushrooms...
  • Page 15 Using the fryer Food (frozen) Quantity Temperature* Frying time in °C in minutes Fish fingers 300 g Beef burgers 220 g Croquette potatoes 400 g pre-frying 1-2 frying 3-4 Chips 250 g 400 g Spring rolls 2 x 60 g 8-10 Scampi 250 g...
  • Page 16: Frying Tips

    Using the fryer Frying tips – Keep frying times as short as possible. Handling and preparing food – Use the correct ratio of food to fat. correctly is essential for maintaining This should be between 1:10 and good health. Food should be fried 1:15.
  • Page 17: After Frying

    Using the fryer After frying ^ After the oil has drained out, close the tap by turning it clockwise b as Switch the fryer off and filter the oil. This far as it will go. Check that you not only removes impurities which can cannot turn it any further.
  • Page 18: Safety Cut-Out Switch

    Using the fryer Safety cut-out switch ^ Turn the control to "0" and wait until the heating element has cooled Your fryer is fitted with a safety cut-out down. which automatically switches it off if: ^ Rectify whatever has caused the –...
  • Page 19: Cleaning And Care

    A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from frame and between the frame and the Miele UK Spare Parts Department, the worktop. which is suitable for cleaning surfaces such as stainless steel, glass, plastic...
  • Page 20: Frying Basket

    Cleaning and care Frying basket Oil reservoir ^ Drain the oil out of the reservoir After each use, clean the frying basket by hand with hot water and a little before cleaning (see "After frying"). washing up liquid and then dry it Then raise the heating element.
  • Page 21: Stainless Steel Surround

    If wished, you can use a few drops of a first to loosen it. proprietary glass cleaning agent The stainless steel surround can be afterwards. Please follow the cleaned using a Miele E-Cloth or a manufacturer’s instructions. proprietary non-abrasive cleaning agent designed specifically for use on stainless steel.
  • Page 22: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide ... the oil has an unpleasant odour. Repairs to electrical appliances Check whether the oil must only be carried out by a suitably qualified and competent – is suitable for frying. person in strict accordance with – needs changing. current local and national safety regulations.
  • Page 23: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Electrical connection Connection should be made via a suitable isolator or a double pole fused All electrical work should be carried spur connection unit which complies out by a suitably qualified and with national and local safety competent person in strict regulations and the on/off switch should accordance with current national be easily accessible after the appliance...
  • Page 24 Electrical connection Important The electrical safety of this appliance can only be guaranteed when continuity is complete between the appliance and an effective earthing system, which complies with local and national regulations. It is most important that this basic safety requirement is present and tested regularly and if there is any doubt the electrical wiring in the home should be inspected by a...
  • Page 25: After Sales Service

    In the event of any faults which you cannot remedy yourself, please contact – Your Miele Dealer – The Miele Service Department (see address on back cover). When contacting the Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. These are given on the data plate.
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