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Samsung CK135 Owner's Instructions And Cooking Manual

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MICROWAVE OVEN

CK135 /CK135M /
CK136T / CK136TM /
CK137B / CK137BM /
CK138F / CK138FM
CK139FS
Owner's Instructions
and
Cooking Guide

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  • Page 1: Microwave Oven

    MICROWAVE OVEN CK135 /CK135M / CK136T / CK136TM / CK137B / CK137BM / CK138F / CK138FM CK139FS Owner’s Instructions Cooking Guide...
  • Page 2: Quick Look-Up Guide

    Quick Look-up Guide I want to cook I want to defrost I want to add an some food some food extra minute NOTE : The first time you plug the power cord into an outlet, or after there has been an interruption in power, the display shows “SELECT YOUR LANGUAGE”.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    You have just purchased a SAMSUNG microwave oven. Your Owner’s Instructions contain much valuable information on cooking with your microwave oven. Take the time to read them as they will help you to take full advantage of the microwave oven features.
  • Page 4 Contents OMBINED OOKING Combining Microwaves and Convection ............Combining Microwaves and the Grill ............. EATURES OMMON TO YPES OF OOKING Safety-locking Your Microwave Oven............Scroll Speed ....................Switching the Beeper Off................Manual Stop Turntable Function ..............ECOMMENDATIONS FOR Cookware Guide.................... Cooking Guide....................
  • Page 5: Using This Instructions Booklet

    Using this Instructions Booklet You have just purchased a SAMSUNG microwave oven. Your Owner’s Instructions contain much valuable information on cooking with your microwave oven: Safety precautions Suitable accessories and cookware Useful cooking tips Inside the cover you will find a quick look-up guide explaining three basic cooking operations:...
  • Page 6: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Before cooking food or liquids in your microwave oven, please check that the following safety precautions are taken. DO NOT use any metallic cookware in the microwave oven: Metallic containers Dinnerware with gold or silver trimmings Skewers, forks, etc. Reason: Electric arcing or sparking may occur and may damage the oven.
  • Page 7 Safety Precautions (continued) Take particular care when heating liquids and baby foods. ALWAYS allow a standing time of at least 20 seconds after the oven has been switched off to allow the temperature to equalize. Stir during heating if necessary and ALWAYS stir after heating. To prevent eruptive boiling and possible scalding, you should stir before, during, and after heating.
  • Page 8: Accessories

    Accessories Depending on the model that you have purchased, you are supplied with several accessories that can be used in a variety of ways. Coupler, to be placed correctly over the motor shaft in the base of the oven. Purpose: The coupler rotates the turn-table.
  • Page 9: Installing Your Microwave Oven

    Installing Your Microwave Oven This microwave oven can be placed almost anywhere (kitchen work surface or shelf, movable trolley, table). Recommendations For your personal safety, this appliance must be: DO NOT install the microwave oven in Properly earthed (3-pin plug) hot or damp surroundings.
  • Page 10: How A Microwave Oven Works

    How a Microwave Oven Works Microwaves are high-frequency electromagnetic waves; the energy released enables food to be cooked or reheated without changing either the form or the colour. You can use your microwave oven to: Defrost Reheat Cook Cooking Principle The microwaves generated by the magnetron are distributed uniformly as the food rotates on the turn-table.
  • Page 11: What To Do If You Are In Doubt Or Have A Problem

    If the above guidelines do not enable you to solve the problem, take a note of: The model and serial numbers, normally printed on the rear of the oven Your warranty details A clear description of the problem Then contact your local dealer or SAMSUNG after-sales service.
  • Page 12: Cooking/Reheating

    Cooking/Reheating The following procedure explains how to cook or reheat food. ALWAYS check your cooking settings before leaving the oven unattended. Open the door. Place the food in the centre of the turn-table. Close the door. Never switch the microwave oven on when it is empty. Press the POWER LEVEL( ) button.
  • Page 13: Stopping The Cooking

    Stopping the Cooking You can stop cooking at any time so that you can: Check the food Turn the food over or stir it Leave it to stand To stop the cooking... Then... Temporarily Open the door. Result: Cooking stops. To resume cooking, close the door again and press the START( 1min+) button.
  • Page 14: Using The Auto Reheat & Cook Feature

    Using the Auto Reheat & Cook Feature The Auto Reheat & Cook( ) feature has nine pre-programmed cooking times. You do not need to set either the cooking times or the power level. You can adjust the size of the serving by pressing the Dish button. Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
  • Page 15 Using the Auto Reheat & Cook Feature (continued) The following table presents the various Auto Reheat & Cook Programmes, quantities, standing times and appropriate recommendations. Programmes numbers 1,2 and 3 run with microwave energy only. Programmes number 5 and 7 are running with a combination of microwaves and grill. Programmes no 4, 6,8,9 run with a combination of microwave and convection.
  • Page 16: Using A Crusting Plate (Ck136T/Ck136Tm/Ck138F/Ck138Fm/Ck139Fs Only)

    CK136T/CK136TM CK138F/CK138FM Using a Crusting Plate CK139FS only Normally when cooking food, such as pizzas or pies, on a grill or in a microwave oven, the dough or pastry becomes soggy. This can be avoided by using a crusting plate; as a high temperature is reached quickly, the crust turns crisp and brown.
  • Page 17: Using The Auto Defrost Feature

    Using the Auto Defrost Feature The Auto Defrost feature enables you to defrost steaks/ chops/ minced meat/ chicken pieces, meat joint, chicken, fish, bread or cake. The defrost time and power level are set automatically. You simply select the programme and the weight. Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
  • Page 18 Using the Auto Defrost Feature (continued) The following table presents the various Auto Defrost programmes, quantities, standing times and appropriate recommendations. Remove all kind of package material before defrosting. Place meat, poultry and fish on a flat ceramic plate. Code Food Serving Size Standing Time...
  • Page 19: Setting A Standing Time

    Setting a Standing Time The Hold Time can be used to set a standing time automatically (without microwave cooking). You do not need to watch the clock; the oven will beep when the standing time is over. Press the Hold/Delay ( ) button.
  • Page 20: Choosing The Accessories

    Choosing the Accessories Traditional convection cooking does not require any special cookware. You should, however, use only cookware that you would use in your normal oven. Microwave-safe recipients are not usually suitable for convection cooking; don’t use plastic containers, dishes, paper cups, towels, etc.
  • Page 21: Cooking By Convection

    Cooking by Convection The convection mode enables you to cook food in the same way as in a traditional oven. Microwaves are not used. You can set the temperature, as required, in a range varying from 40°C to 250°C in eight preset levels.
  • Page 22: Grilling

    Grilling The grill enables you to heat and brown food quickly, without using microwaves. Always use oven gloves when touching the recipients in the oven, as they will be very hot. You can get better cooking and grilling, if you use the high rack. Check that the heating element is in the horizontal position, and that the appropriate rack is in position.
  • Page 23: Spit-Roasting (Ck137B/Ck137Bm/Ck138F/Ck138Fm/Ck139Fs Only)

    CK137B/CK137BM CK138F/CK138FM Spit-Roasting CK139FS only The roasting spit is useful for barbecue cooking, as you do not need to turn the meat over. It can be used for combined microwave and Convection cooking. Make sure that the weight of the meat is evenly distributed on the spit and that the spit rotates freely.
  • Page 24: Using The Vertical Multi-Spit

    CK137B/CK137BM CK138F/CK138FM Using The Vertical Multi-Spit CK139FS only MULTI-SPIT FOR KEBAB Using the multi-spit with 6 kebab skewers you can easily barbecue meat, poultry, fish, vegetables (like onions, peppers or courgettes) and fruit which have been cut into pieces. You can prepare the above food with the kebab skewers by using grill or combination mode.
  • Page 25: Combining Microwaves And Convection

    Combining Microwaves and Convection Combination cooking uses both microwave energy and convection heating. No preheating is required as the microwave energy is immediately available. Many foods can be cooked in combination mode, particularly: Roast meats and poultry Pies and cakes Egg and cheese dishes ALWAYS use microwave-safe and oven-proof cookware.
  • Page 26: Combining Microwaves And The Grill

    Combining Microwaves and the Grill You can also combine microwave cooking with the grill, to cook quickly and brown at the same time. ALWAYS use microwave-safe and oven-proof cookware. Glass or ceramic dishes are ideal as they allow the microwaves to penetrate the food evenly. ALWAYS use oven gloves when touching the recipients in the oven, as they will be very hot.
  • Page 27: Safety-Locking Your Microwave Oven

    Safety-locking Your Microwave Oven Your microwave oven is fitted with a special Child Safety programme, which enables the oven to be “locked” so that children or anyone unfamiliar with it cannot operate it accidentally. The oven can be locked at any time. Press the Grill ( ) and Power Level ( ) buttons at the same time...
  • Page 28: Switching The Beeper Off

    Switching the Beeper Off You can switch the beeper off whenever you want. Press the Turntable Convection ( ) and Power Level ( ) buttons at the same time (about three seconds). Result: The oven does not beep to indicate the end of a function. To switch the beeper back on, press the Convection ( ) and Power Level (...
  • Page 29: Cookware Guide

    Cookware Guide To cook food in the microwave oven, the microwaves must be able to penetrate the food, without being reflected or absorbed by the dish used. Care must therefore be taken when choosing the cookware. If the cookware is marked microwave- safe, you do not need to worry.
  • Page 30: Cooking Guide

    Cooking Guide MICROWAVES Microwave energy actually penetrates food, attracted and absorbed by its water, fat and sugar content. The microwaves cause the molecules in the food to move rapidly. The rapid movement of these molecules creates friction and the resulting heat cooks the food. COOKING Cookware for microwave cooking: Cookware must allow microwave energy to pass through it for maximum efficiency.
  • Page 31 Cooking Guide Cooking Guide for fresh vegetables Use a suitable glass pyrex bowl with lid. Add 30-45 ml cold water (2-3 tbsp.) for every 250 g unless another water quantity is recommended – see table. Cook covered for the minimum time – see table. Continue cooking to get the result you prefer.
  • Page 32 Cooking Guide Cooking Guide for rice and pasta Rice: Use a large glass pyrex bowl with lid – rice doubles in volume during cooking. Cook covered. After the cooking time is over, stir before standing time and salt or add herbs and butter. Remark: the rice may not have absorbed all water after the cooking time is finished.
  • Page 33 Cooking Guide REHEATING Your microwave oven will reheat food in a fraction of the time that conventional ovens hobs normally take. Use the power levels and reheating times in the following chart as a guide. The times in the chart consider liquids with a room temperature of about +18 to +20°C or a chilled food with a temperature of about +5 to +7°C Arranging and covering Avoid reheating large items such as joint of meat –...
  • Page 34 Cooking Guide Reheating Liquids and Food Use the power levels and times in this table as a guide lines for reheating. Food Portion Power Time Standing Instructions (min.) Time (min.) Drinks 150 ml (1 cup) 900 W Pour into cups and reheat uncovered: (coffee, tea 300 ml (2 cups) 1 cup in the centre, 2 cups opposite of water)
  • Page 35 Cooking Guide DEFROSTING Microwaves are an excellent way of defrosting frozen food. Microwaves gently defrost frozen food in a short period of time. This can be of great advantage, if unexpected guests suddenly show up. Frozen poultry must be thoroughly thawed before cooking. Remove any metal ties and take it out of any wrapping to allow thawed liquid to drain away.
  • Page 36 Cooking Guide GRILL The grill-heating element is located underneath the ceiling of the cavity. It operates while the door is closed and the turntable is rotating. The turntable’s rotation makes the food brown more evenly. Preheating the grill for 4 minutes will make the food brown more quickly.
  • Page 37 Cooking Guide Grill Guide for fresh food Preheat the grill with the grill-function for 3 minutes. Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for grilling. Fresh Portion Power 1. Side 2. Side Instructions Food Time Time (min.) (min.)
  • Page 38 Cooking Guide Fresh Portion Power 1. Side 2. Side Instructions Food Time Time (min.) (min.) Chicken Pieces 450 (2pc) 300 W+ 10 - 11 9 - 10 Brush chicken pieces with oil and 850 (4pc) Grill 12 - 13 11 - 12 spices.
  • Page 39 Cooking Guide CONVECTION Cooking with convection is the traditional and well known method of cooking food in a traditional oven with hot air. The heating element and the fan are situated on the back-wall, so that the hot air is circulating. Cookware for convection cooking: All conventional ovenproof cookware, baking tins and sheets –...
  • Page 40 Cooking Guide Convection Guide for fresh food like Bread Rolls, Bread and Cake Preheat the convection with the preheating function to the desired temperature, unless we recommend not to preheat the oven- see table. Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for convection cooking Food Portion Power...
  • Page 41 Cooking Guide Convection Guide for fresh food like Bread Rolls, Bread and Cake Food Portion Power Time Instructions (min) Fresh Pastries 250 g (5 pc) 100 W + 200°C 11-12 Put yeast pastries on baking paper in a circle (yeast dough, on the low rack.
  • Page 42 Cooking Guide Convection guide for frozen Pizza, Pasta, Chips and Nuggets Preheat the convection with the preheating function until the desired temperature is reached, unless we recommend not to preheat the oven- see table. Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for baking. Food Portion Power...
  • Page 43 Cooking Guide SPECIAL HINTS MELTING BUTTER Put 50 g butter into a small deep glass dish. Cover with plastic lid. Heat for 30-40 seconds using 900 W, until butter is melted. MELTING CHOCOLATE Put 100 g chocolate into a small deep glass dish. Heat for 3-5 minutes, using 450 W until chocolate is melted.
  • Page 44: Cleaning Your Microwave Oven

    Cleaning Your Microwave Oven The following parts of your microwave oven should be cleaned regularly to prevent grease and food particles from building up: Inside and outside surfaces Door and door seals Turn-table and roller ring Recommendations ALWAYS ensure that the door seals are clean and that DO NOT spill water in the vents.
  • Page 45: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications SAMSUNG strives to improve its products at all times. Both the design specifications and these user instructions are thus subject to change without notice. Power source 230 V ~ 50 Hz AC Power consumption Maximum power 3200 W...
  • Page 46: Oven

    Oven VENTILATION HOLES CONTROL PANEL HEATING ELEMENT VENTILATION HOLES DOOR LATCHES GRILL RACK COUPLER DOOR ROLLER RING TURN-TABLE SAFETY INTERLOCK HOLES...
  • Page 47: Control Panel

    Control Panel DISPLAY START / COOKING TIME ADJUSTMENT BUTTON AUTO DEFROST AND TIME SETTING FEATURE SELECTION WEIGHT SELECTION, RECIPE SELECTION AUTO REHEAT & COOK FEATURE SELECTION STANDING TIME SETTING CONVECTION MODE / LANGUAGE MODE SELECTION TEMPERATURE SELECTION GRILL MODE MICROWAVE / POWER SELECTION LEVEL MODE SELECTION PREHEAT MODE...
  • Page 48 THIS APPLIANCE IS MANUFACTURED BY: ELECTRONICS Printed in Korea...