AEG MCD2664E User Manual

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MCD2664E
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MICROWAVE OVEN
USER MANUAL
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  • Page 1 MCD2664E MICROWAVE OVEN USER MANUAL...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents FOR PERFECT RESULTS Thank you for choosing this AEG product. We have created it to give you impeccable performance for many years, with innovative technologies that help make life simpler – features you might not find on ordinary appliances. Please spend a few minutes reading to get the very best from it.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important safety instructions IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Important safety instructions: Read carefully and keep for future reference To avoid the danger of fire The microwave oven should not be left unattended during operation. Power levels that are too high or cooking times that are too long may overheat foods resulting in a fire.
  • Page 4 Do not attempt to replace the oven lamp yourself or allow anyone who is not authorised by AEG to do so. If the oven lamp fails, please consult your dealer or call an authorised AEG service agent.
  • Page 5 Important safety instructions Pierce the skin of such foods as potatoes, sausages and fruit before cooking, or they may explode. To avoid the possibility of burns Use pot holders or oven gloves when removing food from the oven to prevent burns. Always open containers, popcorn makers, oven cooking bags, etc., away from the face and hands to avoid steam burns.
  • Page 6 Important safety instructions Do not use metal utensils, which reflect microwaves and may cause electrical arcing. Do not put cans in the oven. Only use the turntable and the turntable support designed for this oven. Do not operate the oven without the turntable. To prevent the turntable from breaking: a) Before cleaning the turntable with water, leave the turntable to cool.
  • Page 7: Appliance Overview

    • To avoid turntable damage, ensure dishes or containers are lifted clear of the turntable rim when removing them from the oven. Important: When you order accessories, please mention two items: part name and model name to your dealer or an authorised AEG service agent.
  • Page 8: Control Panel

    Appliance overview & Before first use Control panel Digital display indicators Plus/Minus Grill Auto defrost bread Microwave Auto defrost Dual Weight Clock Cooking stages AUTO COOK indicators AUTO COOK button AUTO DEFROST button POWER LEVEL button GRILL button TIMER/WEIGHT knob START/QUICK button STOP button DOOR OPENING button...
  • Page 9: Adjusting The Time When The Clock Is Set

    AUTO AUTO AUTO Before first use Example: To set the clock to 23:30 (24 hour clock). 1. Plug in the oven. 2. The display will show: 3. Press the START/QUICK button. The display will show: 4. Rotate the TIMER/WEIGHT knob to adjust the hour. 5.
  • Page 10: Child Safety Lock

    Microwave cooking advice Child safety lock The oven has a safety feature which prevents the accidental running of the oven by a child. When the lock has been set, no part of the microwave will operate until the lock feature has been cancelled. Example: To set the child safety lock.
  • Page 11: Microwave Safe Cookware

    Microwave cooking advice Cooking techniques Arrange Place the thickest parts of food towards the outside of the dish (e.g. chicken drumsticks). Cover Use vented microwave cling film or a suitable lid. Pierce Foods with a shell, skin or membrane must be pierced in several places before cooking or reheating as steam will build up and may cause food to explode, (e.g.
  • Page 12: Microwave Operation

    Microwave operation MICROWAVE OPERATION Microwave cooking Your oven can be programmed for up to 90 minutes. The input unit of cooking time varies from 15 seconds to five minutes. It depends on the total length of cooking time as shown in the table.
  • Page 13: Kitchen Timer

    Microwave operation Example: To heat soup for 2 minutes and 30 seconds on 630 W microwave power. 1. Press the POWER LEVEL button twice. 2. Enter the time by rotating the TIMER/WEIGHT knob clockwise/anti-clockwise until 2.30 is displayed. 3. Press the START/QUICK button. 4.
  • Page 14: Add 30 Seconds

    Microwave operation Add 30 seconds The START/QUICK button allows you to operate the two following functions: 1. Direct Start You can directly start cooking on 900 W/HIGH microwave power level for 30 seconds by pressing the START/QUICK button. 2. Extend the cooking time You can extend the cooking time for multiples of 30 seconds if the button is pressed while the oven is in operation.
  • Page 15: Grill Only Cooking

    Microwave operation Note: To cancel PLUS/MINUS, press the power level key 3 times. If you select PLUS, the display will show If you select MINUS, the display will show Grill & dual grill cooking This microwave oven has two GRILL cooking modes: 1.
  • Page 16: Multiple Sequence Cooking

    Microwave operation Example: To cook grill skewers for 7 minutes on DUAL GRILL (450 W). 1. Press the GRILL button 3 times. 2. Enter the time by rotating the TIMER/WEIGHT knob clockwise/ anti-clockwise until 7.00 is displayed. 3. Press the START/QUICK button. 4.
  • Page 17: Auto Cook & Auto Defrost Operation

    Microwave operation 3. Press the START/QUICK button. 4. Check the display: The oven will begin to cook for 2 minutes and 30 seconds at 630 W, and then for 5 minutes on grill only. Auto cook & auto defrost operation AUTO COOK and AUTO DEFROST automatically work out the correct cooking mode and cooking time.
  • Page 18: Auto Defrost

    Microwave operation When action is required (e.g. to turn food over) the oven stops and the audible bell sounds, remaining cooking time and the indicator will flash on the display. To continue cooking, press the START/QUICK button. At the end of the AUTO COOK time, the programme will automatically stop.
  • Page 19: Programme Charts

    Programme charts PROGRAMME CHARTS Auto cook & auto defrost charts Auto cook Weight (increasing Button Procedure unit) / Utensils Beverage 1-6 cups • Place cup towards edge of turntable. (Tea/Coffee) 1 cup = 200 ml Boiled and 0.2 - 1.0 kg (100 g) Boiled Potatoes: Peel the potatoes and cut them into jacket potatoes Bowl and lid...
  • Page 20 Programme charts Auto defrost Weight (increasing Button Procedure unit) / Utensils Meat, fish 0.2 - 1.0 kg (100 g) • Place the food in a flan dish in the centre of the poultry Flan dish turntable. • When the audible bell sounds, turn the food over, rearrange and separate.
  • Page 21: Recipes For Auto Cook

    Programme charts Recipes for auto cook Grill skewers 1. Thread meat and vegetables alternately on 4 4 pieces wooden skewers. 400 g pork cutlets, cubed 2. Mix the oil with the spices and brush over the 100 g streaky bacon kebab.
  • Page 22 Programme charts Gratinated fish fillet, ‘Italian’ 1. Wash and dry the fish and sprinkle with lemon 0,5 kg 1,0 kg 1,5 kg juice, salt and anchovy butter. 200 g 430 g 630 g fish fillet 2. Place in a gratin dish. tbsp 1 tbsp 1 tbsp lemon juice 3.
  • Page 23: Cooking Charts

    Programme charts Cooking charts Abbreviations used tbsp = tablespoon Cup = cupful g = gram ml = millilitre min = minutes tsp = teaspoon kg = kilogram l = litre cm = centimetre Heating food & drink Food/ Quantity Setting Power Time Method Drink...
  • Page 24 Programme charts Cooking, grilling & browning Food Quantity Setting Power Time Method Standing -Level- -Min- time -Min- Broccoli Micro 900 W add 4 - 5 tbsps water, cover, stir halfway through cooking Peas Micro 900 W cover, add 4 - 5 tbsps water, stir halfway through cooking Carrots Micro...
  • Page 25: Recipes

    Recipes RECIPES All the recipes in this book are calculated on the basis of 4 servings unless otherwise stated. Adapting recipes for the microwave oven If you would like to adapt your favourite recipes for the microwave, you should take note of the following: Shorten cooking times by a third to a half.
  • Page 26 Recipes Mushrooms with rosemary 1. Remove the stalks from the mushrooms. Chop the stalks Utensils Bowl with lid (1 l capacity) Shallow round dish with lid into small pieces. (approx. 22 cm diameter) 2. Grease the shallow dish. Add the onions, the diced bacon and the mushroom stalks.
  • Page 27 Recipes Fish fillet with cheese sauce 1. Wash the fish, pat dry and sprinkle with lemon juice. Utensils Bowl with lid (1 l capacity) Shallow round gratin dish (approx. Rub with salt. 25 cm long) 2. Grease the bowl. Add the diced onion, cover and cook. 800 g fish fillets 1-2 min.
  • Page 28 Recipes Veal cutlets with mozzarella 1. Wash the veal, dry and beat them flat. Utensils Shallow square gratin dish with lid (approx. 25 cm long) 2. Puree the tomatoes, add garlic, oil, salt, pepper, capers and oregano, and pour over the veal. Cover and cook. 150 g Mozzarella cheese, sliced 15-19 min.
  • Page 29 Recipes Pears in chocolate sauce 1. Place the sugar, vanilla sugar, pear liqueur and water into Utensils Bowl with lid (2 l capacity) the bowl, stir, cover and cook. Bowl with lid (1 l capacity) 1-2 min. 900 W whole pears, peeled (600 g) 2.
  • Page 30: Care & Cleaning

    Care & cleaning CARE & CLEANING CAUTION! DO NOT USE COMMERCIAL OVEN CLEANERS, STEAM CLEANERS, ABRASIVE, HARSH CLEANERS, ANY THAT CONTAIN SODIUM HYDROXIDE OR SCOURING PADS ON ANY PART OF YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN. CLEAN THE OVEN AT REGULAR INTERVALS AND REMOVE ANY FOOD DEPOSITS. Failure to maintain the oven in a clean condition could lead to a deterioration of the surface that could adversely affect the life of the appliance and possibly result in a hazardous situation.
  • Page 31: What To Do If

    ? • Contact an authorised AEG service agent. The interior light is not • Call an authorised AEG service agent. The interior light bulb can be working ? exchanged only by an authorised AEG service agent. The food is taking longer to •...
  • Page 32: Installation

    Installation INSTALLATION The microwave can be fitted in position A or B: Position Niche size Position A Position B 560 x 550 x 450 560 x 500 x 450 Measurements in (mm) Conventional oven Installing the appliance 1. Remove all packaging and check carefully for any signs of damage.
  • Page 33: Connecting The Appliance To The Power Supply

    Installation Connecting the appliance to the power supply • The electrical outlet should be readily accessible so that the unit can be unplugged easily in an emergency. Or it should be possible to isolate the oven from the supply by incorporating a switch in the fixed wiring in accordance with the wiring rules.
  • Page 34: Environmental Information

    Ecologically responsible disposal of packaging materials and old appliances Packaging materials AEG microwave ovens require effective packaging to protect them during transportation. Only the minimum packaging necessary is used. Packaging materials (e.g. foil or styrofoam) can place children at risk.
  • Page 35: Warranty

    Warranty Warranty FOR SALES IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND APPLIANCE: AEG MICROWAVE This document sets out the terms and conditions of the product 6. Proof of purchase is required before you can make a claim under warranties for Electrolux Appliances. It is an important document.
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