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Samsung MC28H5013 Series Instructions & Cooking Manual

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MC28H5013**
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Microwave Oven
Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product.
Instructions & Cooking guide
Please be advised that the Samsung warranty does NOT cover service
calls to explain product operation, correct improper installation, or
perform normal cleaning or maintenance.
This manual is made with 100 % recycled paper.
MC28H5013AK_TL_DE68-04234D-02_EN.indd 1
2014-05-16
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  • Page 1 Microwave Oven Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. Instructions & Cooking guide Please be advised that the Samsung warranty does NOT cover service calls to explain product operation, correct improper installation, or perform normal cleaning or maintenance. This manual is made with 100 % recycled paper.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ..................2 Using This insTrUcTion booklET Quick look-up guide ..................11 You have just purchased a SAMSUNG microwave oven. Your Owner’s oven features ....................12 Instructions contain valuable information on cooking with your microwave Oven ......................12 oven: Control panel ....................
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    imporTanT safETy insTrUcTions Warning: Only allow children to use rEad carEfUlly and kEEp for the oven without supervision when fUTUrE rEfErEncE. adequate instructions have been given Make sure that these safety precautions are so that the child is able to use the oven obeyed at all times.
  • Page 4 The microwave oven is intended for Failure to maintain the oven in a clean heating food and beverages. Drying of conditioin could lead to deterioration of food or clothing and heating of warming the surface that could adversely affect pads, slippers, sponges, damp cloth and the life of the appliance and possibly similar may lead to risk of injury, ignition result in a hazardous situation.
  • Page 5 The appliance should not be cleaned During use the appliance becomes hot. with a water jet. Care should be taken to avoid touching heating elements inside the oven. This oven should be positioned proper direction and height permitting easy Warning: Accessible parts may access to cavity and control area.
  • Page 6: Installing Your Microwave Oven

    insTalling yoUr microWavE ovEn This appliance can be used by Place the oven on a flat level surface 85 cm children aged from 8 years and above and persons with reduced physical, above the floor. The surface should be strong sensory or mental capabilities or lack of enough to safety bear the weight of the oven.
  • Page 7: Cleaning Your Microwave Oven

    Do not install the microwave oven in hot or 1. Clean the outside surfaces with a soft cloth damp surroundings like next to a traditional and warm, soapy water. Rinse and dry. oven or radiator. The power supply 2. Remove any splashes or stains on the specifications of the oven must be respected inside surfaces of oven with a soapy cloth.
  • Page 8: Microwave Oven

    Please contact nearest authorised serviced. Samsung customer care, to arrange for a The oven must not be used if the door or qualified engineer to replace the bulb. door seals are damaged: Warning •...
  • Page 9 Do not pull or excessively bend or place heavy Do not pour or directly spray water onto the oven. objecton the power cord. Do not place objects on the oven, inside or on the In the event of a gas leak (such as propane gas, LP door of the oven.
  • Page 10 Do not operate the microwave oven when it is caUTion empty. The microwave oven will automatically Only use utensils that are suitable for use in shut down for 30 minutes for safety purposes. We microwave ovens; DO NOT use any metallic recommend placing a glass of water inside the oven containers, Dinnerware with gold or silver trimmings, at all times to absorb microwave energy in case the...
  • Page 11: Quick Look-Up Guide

    Samsung will charge a repair fee for replacing an accessory or repairing a cosmetic defect if the damage to the unit and/or damage to or loss of the accessory was caused by the customer. Items this stipulation covers include: i want to cook some food.
  • Page 12: Oven Features

    oven features i want to power defrost some food. 1. Press the power defrost button. ovEn 2. Set the cooking category by pressing the Up or down button. Press select button to set desired. 3. Select the weight by pressing the Up or down button as required.
  • Page 13: Control Panel

    conTrol panEl accEssoriEs Depending on the model that you have purchased, you are supplied with several accessories that can be used in a variety of ways. 1. roller ring, to be placed in the centre of the oven. purpose: The roller ring supports the turntable. 2.
  • Page 14: Oven Use

    oven use chEcking ThaT yoUr ovEn is opEraTing hoW a microWavE ovEn Works corrEcTly The following simple procedure enables you to check that your oven is working correctly Microwaves are high-frequency electromagnetic waves; the energy released enables at all times. If you are in doubt, refer to the section entitled “Troubleshooting” on the food to be cooked or reheated without changing either the form or the colour.
  • Page 15: Setting The Time

    sETTing ThE TimE cooking/rEhEaTing Your microwave oven has an inbuilt clock. When power is supplied, “88:88” and then The following procedure explains how to cook or reheat food. “12:00” is automatically displayed on the display. ALWAYS check your cooking settings before leaving the oven unattended. Please set the current time.
  • Page 16: Power Levels And Time Variations

    poWEr lEvEls and TimE variaTions sTopping ThE cooking The power level function enables you to adapt the amount of energy dissipated and thus You can stop cooking at any time so that you can: the time required to cook or reheat your food, according to its type and quantity. You can •...
  • Page 17: Using The Auto Reheat / Cook Features

    Using ThE aUTo rEhEaT / cook fEaTUrEs The 10 auto reheat / cook features include/provide pre-programmed cooking times. The following table presents quantities and appropriate instructions for auto reheat & cook. You do not need to set either the cooking times or the power level. Use oven gloves when taking out food.
  • Page 18: Using The Indian Recipe Features

    2. auto cook Using ThE indian rEcipE fEaTUrEs The 101 indian recipe features provide pre-programmed cooking times. You do not code/food serving size instructions need to set either the cooking times or the power level. 200-250 g Weigh the vegetables after washing, Use only dishes that are microwave-safe.
  • Page 19 The following table presents the various indian recipe (Veggie) programmes and serving code/food ingredients appropriate Instructions. size Use oven gloves when taking out food. 400-450 g Potato - 1 ea, Cabbage - 50 g, Onion - 1 ea (small 1. soups & snacks size), Mushroom - 100 g, Tomato sauce - 2 tbsp., Mushroom Oil - 2 tbsp., Water - 2 cups, Salt, Sugar, Pepper as...
  • Page 20 serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 1-10 200 g Mix Vegetable (Cauliflower, Carrot, Capsicum Muter 300-400 g Poha - 0.3 kg, Oil - 3 tbsp., Onion - 1 cup (chopped), Corn, French beans : Cut in small pieces) - 200 g, Poha Green chili - 4 ea, Mustered, Cumin, Asafetida, Steamed...
  • Page 21 serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 300-400 g Cut Potatoes - 200 g, Cut Cauliflower - 200 g, 400-500 g Soaked Arhar Dal (Soaked for 1 hr) - 200 g, Water - Cut Tomatoes - 100 g, Oil - 2 tbsp., Turmeric powder, 300 g, Oil - 2 tbsp., Cumin - 1 tbsp., Green Chilies Aloo Ghobi Dal Tadaka...
  • Page 22 serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 2-11 400-500 g Boiled potato peeled & chop 300 g., Chopped Onion 400-500 g Mix Vegetables (yam, custer beans, white ash guard, 2 Nos., Green chili salt, turmeric powder as per your Mixed white pumpkin, red pumpkin, raw banana, carrots) Dosa Sabji...
  • Page 23 3. sweets & Tandoori serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 200-250 g Suji - 150 g, Ghee - 4 tbsp., Sugar - ¾ cup., Water - 350-400 g Soaked rice - 100 g, Soaked green gram - 50 g, Suji Halwa 3 cup, Dry Fruit, Cardamom Powder as per your test Pongal...
  • Page 24 4. continental serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 300-400 g Chopped tomato - 4 ea, Fresh basil leaves -20~25, 350-400 g Half boiled vegetables (carrot, cauliflower, french Tomato Basil Crushed peppercorns - 10~15, Chopped onion Baked beans - cut into small pieces, sweet corn & green - 1 ea, Chopped garlic - 7~8, Celery sticks finely peas etc.) - 300 g, Plain flour - 2 tbsp., Butter - Soup...
  • Page 25 serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 400-450 g Penne Pasta - 200 g, Chopped onion - 2 tbsp., 4-10 500-550 g Mushrooms quartered (cut into 4 pieces each) - Chopped garlic - 2 tsp., Chopped spinach - 75 g, 200 g, Oil or butter - 2 tbsp., Maida (flour) - 2 tbsp., Pasta Mushroom...
  • Page 26 5. cake & confectionery serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 450-500 g Refined flour - 120 g, Margarine - 90 g, Egg - 2 ea, 450 g Refined flour - 225 g, Margarine - 125 g, Egg - 2 ea, Butter Powder Sugar - 120 g, Baking Powder - 1 tsp., Milk Banana...
  • Page 27 serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 450-500 g Refined flour - 150 g, Condensed Milk - 200 g, 200-225 g Refined flour - 115 g, Margarine or butter - 60 g, Butter - 100 g, Soda Bicarb - ½ tsp., Baking Powder Powder sugar - 60 g, Vanilla essence - ½...
  • Page 28 serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 350-400 g Boneless Chicken - 150 g, Ginger paste - 1 tsp., 5-10 400 g Refined flour - 100 g, Powder sugar - 100 g, Ghee - Garlic paste - 1 tsp. , Salt & Pepper powder as per Kesar 100 g, Semolina - 100 g, Cardamom powder - ½...
  • Page 29 serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 350-400 g Boneless Chicken - 150 g, Chopped Celery - 1 tbsp., 400-450 g Boneless Chicken - 300 g, Lemon juice - 3 tbsp., Salt Chopped Parsley - 1 tbsp., Oregano - ½ tsp., as per your taste, Honey - 3 tsp., Pepper powder - Herb Chicken Lemon...
  • Page 30 7. indian special chicken dishes serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 6-12 500-550 g Boneless Chicken - 400 g, Grind red chili - 10, Oil - 400-450 g Chicken legs - 5~6, Chopped coriander leaves - 3 tbsp., Garlic paste - 1 tbsp., Garlic finely - 1 tbsp. Mirchi 2 tbsp., Oil - 4 tbsp., Tomato puree - 1 cup, Sugar Schezwan...
  • Page 31 serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 500-600 g Boneless Chicken - 450 g, Chopped Mushroom 500-600 g Chicken - 500 g, Yogurt - 1 cup, Finely chopped mint - 8~10, Spring onion - 3~4, Finley chopped Garlic leaves - 1 tbsp., Corn flour - 1 tbsp.(mix in 2 tbsp. Chicken &...
  • Page 32 serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 7-11 700-800 g Chicken - 500 g (cut into pieces of your choice), 700-800 g Chicken - 500 g (cut into pieces of your choice), Ginger-garlic paste - each 1 tsp., Tomato puree - Green Chopped green chili - 3~4, Chopped coriander - Chicken...
  • Page 33 8. all Time favorite serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 550-600 g Boneless chicken - 500 g, French beans - 18~20 500-550 g Keema - 500 g (Meanced meat), Curd - ¾ cup, Chicken a'la (cut into 1 piece), Carrots - 2 (medium size, cut into Meat Loaf 2 eggs, Garlic paste - 1 tsp., Ginger paste - 1 tsp., 1 piece), Sticky celery - 2 (chopped), Capsicums -...
  • Page 34 serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 500-550 g Boneless chicken - 400 g, Kashmiri red chili - 4~5 dry, 350-400 g Keema - 200 g, Basmati Rice - 1 cup, Ghee - 4 tbsp., Onion - ½, Garlic - 8~10 flakes, Chopped ginger - Keema Pulav Cloves - 5 laung, Green cardamoms (broken) - 4, Chicken in...
  • Page 35 serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 8-11 550-600 g Boneless chicken - 150 g, Soaked rice - 1 cup, 800-850 g Boneless Mutton - 600 g, Cashewnuts - ½, chopped Sprouted green gram - ½ cup, Finely chopped carrot Green chillies - 2~3, Fresh coriander leaves - 1 few Chicken with Mutton...
  • Page 36 serving serving code/food ingredients code/food ingredients size size 400-450 g Fish - 300 g (cut into 1½" flat pieces), Lemon juice - 700-750 g Prawns - 500 g, Ginger-garlic - each 1 tsp., Cumin 1 tbsp., Salt - ½ tsp., Turmeric - ½ tsp., Oil - 4 tbsp., Bombay seeds - 1 tsp., Red chilies whole - 12~15, Cloves - Bengali Fish...
  • Page 37: Using The Dough Proof / Curd Features

    Using ThE doUgh proof / cUrd fEaTUrEs The 5 dough proof / curd features provide pre-programmed cooking times. serving code/food ingredients You do not need to set either the cooking times or the power level. size You can adjust the dough proof / curd category by pressing the Up or down button after 9-11 450-500 g Keema - 250 g, Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp., Green...
  • Page 38: Using The Power Defrost Features

    Using ThE poWEr dEfrosT fEaTUrEs The following table presents how to use the auto programme for rising yeast dough or The 5 power defrost features enables you to defrost meat, poultry, fish, bread, cake curd. and fruit. The defrost time and power level are set automatically. You simply select the programme and the weight.
  • Page 39: Convection

    convEcTion The following table presents the various power defrost programmes, quantities and The convection mode enables you to cook food in the same way as in a traditional oven. appropriate instructions. Remove all kind of package material before defrosting. The microwave mode is not used. You can set the temperature, as required, in a range Place meat, poultry and fish on a flat glass plate or on a ceramic plate, arrange bread, varying from 40 °C to 200 °C.
  • Page 40: Grilling

    grilling combining microWavE and grill The grill enables you to heat and brown food quickly, without using microwaves. You can also combine microwave cooking with the grill, to cook quickly and brown at the • Always use oven gloves when touching the recipients in the oven, as they will be same time.
  • Page 41: Combining Microwave And Convection

    combining microWavE and convEcTion Combination cooking uses both microwave energy and convection heating. No 4. Select the appropriate temperature by pressing the Up or preheating is required as the microwave energy is immediately available. down button. (Temperature : 200~40 °C) At that time, press Many foods can be cooked in combination mode, particularly: the select button to set the temperature.
  • Page 42: Using The Child Lock Features

    Using ThE child lock fEaTUrEs Using ThE dEodorisaTion fEaTUrEs Your microwave oven is fitted with a special child lock programme, which enables Use the feature after cooking odorous food or when there is a lot of smoke in the oven the oven to be “locked”...
  • Page 43: Cookware Guide

    cookware guide To cook food in the microwave oven, the microwaves must be able to penetrate the food, cookware microwave-safe comments without being reflected or absorbed by the dish used. glassware Care must therefore be taken when choosing the cookware. If the cookware is marked microwave-safe, you do not need to worry.
  • Page 44: Cooking Guide

    cooking guide Cooking Guide for frozen vegetables Use a suitable glass pyrex bowl with lid. Cook covered for the minimum time – see table. Continue cooking to get the result you prefer. microWavEs Stir twice during cooking and once after cooking. Add salt, herbs or butter after cooking. Microwave energy actually penetrates food, attracted and absorbed by its water, fat and Cover during standing time.
  • Page 45 Cooking Guide for fresh vegetables Use a suitable glass bowl with lid. Add 30-45 ml cold water (2-3 tbsp.) for every 250 g food serving size power Time (min.) unless another water quantity is recommended – see table. Cook covered for the Leeks 250 g 900 W...
  • Page 46 rEhEaTing Cooking Guide for rice and pasta rice: Use a large glass bowl with lid - rice doubles in volume during cooking. Your microwave oven will reheat food in a fraction of the time that conventional ovens Cook covered. hobs normally take. After the cooking time is over, stir before standing time and salt or add Use the power levels and reheating times in the following chart as a guide.
  • Page 47 rEhEaTing baby food baby food: food serving size power Time (min.) Empty into a deep ceramic plate. Cover with plastic lid. Stir well after reheating! Let stand Stew (Chilled) 350 g 600 W 4½-5½ for 2-3 minutes before serving. Stir again and check the temperature. Recommended instructions serving temperature: between 30-40 °C.
  • Page 48 dEfrosTing Reheating Baby Food and Milk Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for reheating. 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 food serving size power...
  • Page 49 grill The grill-heating element is located underneath the ceiling of the cavity. It operates while food serving size power Time (min.) the door is closed and the turntable is rotating. The turntable’s rotation makes the food Poultry brown more evenly. Preheating the grill for 3-5 minutes will make the food brown more quickly.
  • Page 50 Grill Guide for Fresh Food Preheat the grill with the grill-function for 2-3 minutes. fresh food serving size power 1 step (min.) 2 step (min.) Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for grilling. Baked Apples 2 apples 300 W + Grill Use oven gloves when taking out.
  • Page 51 convEcTion Convection Guide for fresh and frozen food Preheat the convection with the auto pre-heat function to the desired temperature. Use Cooking with convection is the traditional and well known method of cooking food in a the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for convection cooking. Use oven traditional oven with hot air.
  • Page 52 Tips and Tricks MELTING BUTTER 1 step 2 step fresh food serving size power Put 50 g butter into a small deep glass dish. Cover with plastic lid. (min.) (min.) Heat for 30-40 seconds using 900 W, until butter is melted. BREAD MELTING CHOCOLATE Fresh Bread...
  • Page 53: Troubleshooting And Error Code

    • Clean the keys and check if there is water on the surface around key. Turn off the • Is the door closed? microwave oven and try setting again. If it occurs again, call your local SAMSUNG • Have you overloaded the electric circuit and caused a fuse to blow or a breaker to be Customer Care Centre.
  • Page 54: 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. model mc28h5013** Power source 230 V ~ 50 Hz AC Power consumption Maximum power...
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