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MODEL 5712
P. N. 110934



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  • Page 1 User Manual Food Steamer MODEL 5712 P. N. 110934...
  • Page 2: Important Safeguards

    Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug, • or after the appliance malfunctions or has been damaged in any manner. Return appliance to an authorized Oster ® Service Center for examination, repair or adjustment. Do not use outdoors.
  • Page 3: Special Instructions

    safety SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS • This appliance is intended for household use only. • Make sure the voltage in your outlet is the same as the voltage indicated on the appliance’s rating label. • The length of the cord used on this appliance was selected to reduce the hazards of becoming tangled in, or tripping over, a long cord.
  • Page 4: Parts Description

    parts PARTS DESCRIPTION 1. Lid 2. Rice Bowl 3. Upper Steaming Bowl 4. Lower Steaming Bowl Can Be Used As Egg Tray 5. Drip Tray 6. Removable Heating Element Sleeve 7. Heating Element 8. Base Unit 9. Water Inlet 10. Timer 11.
  • Page 5: Before Using

    before using Read Carefully Before Using Your New Steamer Before the First Use • Make sure the voltage in your outlet is the same as the voltage indicated on the appliance’s rating label. • Remove any labels or stickers from appliance.
  • Page 6: Using

    Using Your Steamer Place unit on a flat, sturdy surface with adequate clearance (i.e., do not place under wall cabinets). The steamer unit and components are not for use in ovens (microwave, convection or conventional) or on stovetop. Warm Cook (Step 1A Fill water reservoir with clean water ILLING...
  • Page 7 steamer For Double Tier or Three Tier Steamer Place the largest piece of food with longest cooking time in the lower steaming bowl. Place lower bowl on top of drip tray and base. Place the upper steaming bowl on top of the base unit, or you can place upper steaming bowl directly on top of the lower steaming bowl.
  • Page 8: Timer Setting

    timer Timer Setting Cook Time (Maximum 95 Minutes Cooking Time and 12 hour Delay Time) 1. When connected to the power supply, the steamer will beep and display Cook Time of 5 minutes (:05). Pressing Cook Time either of the two middle keys ( - or + ) will adjust the Cook Time up or down between :05 and :95 minutes.
  • Page 9 timer Timer Setting When the steamer is cooking food, the red light will be displayed indicating timer operation. After the steamer has cooked for the set amount of time, the red light will turn off, and an audible beep will sound for 2 seconds.
  • Page 10: Care And Cleaning

    care / reheating Care and Cleaning • Unplug cord from outlet. Before cleaning, allow steamer to cool. • Never immerse the Base, Cord or Plug in water. • Empty the drip tray and the water reservoir. If there is a small amount of water remaining inside the water box, you can just turn the unit upside down and water will come out from the water inlet.
  • Page 11: Rice / Grains

    rice / grains Rice and Grains 1. There are many types of rice. Follow specific directions for variety used. 2. Accurately measure rice and water then combine in rice bowl. Pour specified amount of water in water reservoir. Cover and steam. 3.
  • Page 12 vegetables Vegetables 1. Clean the vegetables thoroughly. Cut off stems; trim, peel or chop if necessary. Smaller pieces steam faster than larger ones. 2. Quantity, quality, freshness, size/uniformity and temperature of frozen food may affect steam timing. Adjust water amounts and cooking time as desired.
  • Page 13: Fish And Seafood

    fish / seafood Fish and Seafood 1. The steaming times listed in the chart are for fresh, frozen or fully thawed seafood and fish. Before steaming, clean and prepare fresh seafood and fish. 2. Most fish and seafood cook very quickly. Steam in small portions or in amounts as specified.
  • Page 14 meat /eggs Meat Weight or Approx. Time Variety Number of Pieces (Minutes) Beef Chuck 1 pound 28 – 30 Hamburger 1 pound 18 – 22 Meatballs 1 pound 22 – 24 Chicken Pieces 1 pound (2 – 4 pieces) 26 – 30 Lamb Cubes 1 pound...
  • Page 15: Warranty

    How to Obtain Warranty Service Take the product to an Authorized Sunbeam Service Center. You can find the nearest Authorized Sunbeam Service Center by calling 1-800-334-0759 or visit our Website at DO NOT RETURN THIS PRODUCT TO THE PLACE OF PURCHASE...
  • Page 16 RODUCT TO THE LACE OF URCHASE For product questions contact: Sunbeam Consumer Service 1.800.334.0759 ©2002 Sunbeam Products, Inc. All rights reserved. OSTER ® is a registered trademark of Sunbeam Products, Inc. Distributed by Sunbeam Products, Inc. Boca Raton, FL 33431...