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AUTO dEFROST

AUTO dEFROST automatically defrosts all the foods found
in the AUTO dEFROST chart below.
Suppose you want to defrost a 2.0 pound steak.
Step
1.
Press
auto defrost and 2 for
Steak/Chops/Fish.
2.
Enter weight.
3.
Press
START/enter. The oven
will stop so the food can be
checked.
4.
After the 1st stage, open the door.
Turn steak over and shield any
warm portions. Close the door.
Press START pad.
5.
After the 2nd stage, open the door.
Shield any warm portions. Close
the door. Press START pad.
6.
After defrost cycle ends, let stand, covered.

AUTO dEFROST CHART

FOOd
AMOUNT
1.
Ground
0.5 - 3.0 lb Remove any thawed pieces after each stage. Let stand, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes.
Meat
2.
Steaks/
0.5 - 4.0 lb After each stage, rearrange and if there are warm or thawed portions, shield with small flat
Chops/Fish
3.
Chicken
0.5 - 3.0 lb After each stage, if there are warm or thawed portions, rearrange or remove. Let stand,
Pieces
4.
Roast
2.0 - 4.0 lb Start defrosting with fat side down. After each stage, turn roast over and shield the warm
5.
Casserole
2 - 6 cups
6.
Soup
1 - 6 cups
Press
,
pieces of aluminum foil. Remove any meat or fish that is nearly defrosted. Let stand, covered,
for 10 to 20 minutes.
covered, for 10 to 20 minutes.
portions with aluminum foil. Let stand, covered, for 30-60 minutes.
After audible signal, stir if possible. At end, stir well and let stand, covered, for 5 to 10
minutes.
After audible signal, stir if possible. At end, stir well and let stand, covered, for 5 to 10
minutes.
NOTES
1.
If you attempt to enter more or less than the allowed
weight as indicated in chart, ERROR will appear in
the display.
2.
AUTO
dEFROST can be programmed with MORE OR
LESS TIME AdjUSTMENT. See page 18.
3.
To defrost other foods or foods above or below the
weights allowed on AUTO dEFROST ChART use time
and 30% power. See MANUAL dEFROST on page 9.
4.
You may choose to enter the weight in tenths of pounds.
This procedure may be easier with larger weights, such
as 3 pounds, because it requires fewer touches. To
program, press desired food number and enter weight.
Ex: press Steaks/Chops/Fish then 3 and 0 for a
weight of three pounds or press Steaks/Chops/Fish
then 2 and 2 for a weight of 2.2 lb.
5.
Press
user pref pad when the hELP indicator is lighted
in the display for a helpful hint.
6.
Check foods when oven signals. After final stage, small
sections may still be icy. Let stand to continue thawing.
do not defrost until all ice crystals thawed.
7.
Shielding prevents cooking from occurring before the
center of the food is defrosted. Use small smooth strips
of aluminum foil to cover edges and thinner sections
of the food.
PROCEdURE
AUTO COOkING
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