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Convection Bake; Defrost - KitchenAid KCMC1575 Use & Care Manual

Microwave oven with convection
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2. Touch CONVECTION ROAST.
"325" will blink in the display. Touch the number pad that
corresponds to the desired temperature, if other than 325º
(163ºC). Available temperatures are 170ºF (77ºC) through
375ºF (191ºC).
If roasting for the default length of time of 1 hour, skip Step 3.
3. Touch COOK TIME.
"H0:00" will appear in the display. Enter length of time to
roast in hours and minutes.
4. Touch START.
Convection Roast time will count down in the display.
When the cycle ends, "End" will appear in the display, and the
end-of-cycle tones will sound.
5. Touch STOP CANCEL or open the door to clear the display.

Convection Bake

The Convection Bake function is ideal for baking items such as
soufflés, breads, cookies, angel food cakes, pizza and
casseroles.
The microwave oven cavity and door will become hot during
the Convection Bake cycle. The use of oven mitts is
recommended.
Use ovenproof bakeware. Metal bakeware may used during
the Convection Bake cycle.
This microwave oven may be preheated in the same way that
a standard oven is preheated. (Most recipes for baked goods
call for preheating.)
The default temperature is 350ºF (177ºC), and the default
bake time is one hour.
Examples of Convection Bake Times
Cookies
Bread
Frozen pizza, thin crust
Frozen pizza, thick crust
To Use Without Preheat:
NOTE: The end-of-preheat tones will sound when the microwave
oven has reached the desired temperature, but no action is
required.
1. Place pan of food on the convection rack, then place the rack
with the pan on the turntable and close the door.
2. Touch CONVECTION BAKE.
"350" will blink in the display. Touch the number pad that
corresponds to the desired temperature, if other than 350º
(177ºC).
If baking for the default length of time of 1 hour, skip Step 3.
3. Touch COOK TIME.
"H0:00" will appear in the display. Enter length of time to
bake in hours and minutes.
4. Touch START.
Convection Bake time will count down in the display.
The end-of-preheat tones will sound during the countdown
When the cycle ends, "End" will appear in the display, and the
end-of-cycle tones will sound.
5. Touch STOP CANCEL or open the door to clear the display.
350ºF for 10-13 min
350ºF for 25-30 min
400ºF for 18-20 min
400ºF for 25 min
To Use With Preheat:
1. Place the convection rack on the turntable and close the
door.
2. Touch CONVECTION BAKE.
"350" will blink in the display. Touch the number pad that
corresponds to the desired temperature, if other than 350º
(177ºC).
3. Touch START.
"H1:00" will appear in the display, and start counting down.
When preheat temperature is reached, 2 tones will sound.
4. Place the pan of food on the convection rack, and close the
door.
If Convection Bake time remaining in the display is correct,
skip Step 5.
5. Touch COOK TIME.
"H0:00" will appear in the display. Enter length of time to
bake in hours and minutes.
6. Touch START.
Convection Bake time will count down in the display.
When the cycle ends, "End" will appear in the display, and the
end-of-cycle tones will sound.
7. Touch STOP CANCEL or open the door to clear the display.
Unwrap foods and remove lids (for example, from fruit juice
containers) before defrosting.
Shallow packages will defrost more quickly than deep blocks.
Separate food pieces as soon as possible during or at the
end of the cycle for more even defrosting.
Use small pieces of aluminum foil to shield parts of food such
as chicken wings, leg tips and fish tails. See "Aluminum Foil
and Metal" first.
The Defrost feature has preset times and cook powers for
defrosting meat, poultry and fish by weight. It should not be used
for food that has been left outside the freezer for more than
20 minutes, or for frozen ready-made food. Use the following
chart as a guide.
FOODS
Meat
Beef (ground, steaks,
roast, stew)
Lamb (stew and chops)
Pork (chops, ribs, roasts,
sausage)
Poultry
Chicken (whole and
cut up)
Cornish hens
Turkey breast
Fish
Fillets
Steaks
Whole shellfish

Defrost

INSTRUCTIONS
The narrow or fatty areas of
irregular shaped cuts should be
shielded with foil before defrosting.
Do not defrost less than 1/4 lb
(113 g) or two 4 oz (113 g) patties.
Place all meats in microwave-safe
baking dish. Do not cover.
Place in microwave-safe baking
dish, chicken breast side up. Do
not cover.
Place in microwave-safe baking
dish. Do not cover.
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