LG | MS-2331BR | LG MS-2331BR Owner’s Manual

MICROWAVE OVEN
OWNER'S MANUAL
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PLEASE READ THIS OWNER S MANUAL
THOROUGHLY BEFORE OPERATING.
MS-2331BR
Oven part & Control
Front
Viewing
panel
plate
window
Door seal
Control
Safety
lock
system
Glass tray
Rotating Ring
MS-2331BR
2
panel
PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE
EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE
MICROWAVE ENERGY
The
operated with the door open due to the safety interlocks built in the door mechanism
which switch off cooking functions when the door is opened. Operating the oven with the door open could
result in harmful
Do not
to
be
cannot
oven
place
exposure to microwave energy. It is
object between the
sealing surfaces.
any
accumulate
on
Do not operate the
oven
oven
important
not to
front face and the door
tamper with the door mechanism.
or
allow soil
or
cleaner residue
if it is
damaged. It is particularly important that the oven door closes
damage to the (1) door (bent), (2) hinges and latches (broken or loosened), (3)
properly and that there is no
door seals and sealing surfaces.
The
should
oven
be
not
adjusted
repaired by
or
anyone
except qualified service personnel.
WARNING
When heating liquids, e.g. soups, sauces and beverages in your microwave oven, delayed eruptive boiling can
occur without evidence of bubbling. This could result in a sudden boil over of the hot liquid. To prevent this
possibility the following steps should be taken:
1.
Avoid using
2.
Do not overheat.
3.
Stir the
liquid before placing the
heating
time.
4.
straight-sided
containers
with
narrow
container in the
necks.
oven
and again
halfway through the
After
heating, allow to stand in the oven for a short time. Stir or shake the
bottles and baby foods) and carefully check the temperature before use.
contents
(especially feeding
Installation
1.
Remove all
2.
Place the
packing materials and
level surface
oven on a
accessories.
a
minimum of 85cm above the floor
with at least 30cm above and 10cm rear
should be kept clear so there is air flow for ventilation.
allow adequate ventilation. The side of the oven
The front of the oven should be at least 8cm from the edge of the surface
space to
An exhaust outlet is located
3.Plug
your
oven
and that the
NOTE:
This
?
into
a
oven
top
on
standard
is the
appliance
or
side of the
oven.
Blocking the outlet
voltage household outlet.
only appliance
should
not
on
to
can
prevent tipping.
damage the
oven.
Ensure that the electrical circuit is at least
10 amps
the circuit.
be used for commercial
catering
purposes.
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED
The wires in the mains lead
Blue
-
Brown
-
Green and Yellow
If the
power
qualified
-
cord is
person in
are
coloured in accordance with the
following code:
Neutral
Live
Earth
damaged,
order
to
it must be
replaced by the manufacturer
avoid hazard.
3
or
its service
agent
or a
similarly
Precautions
Do not operate the
?
best
to
when
leave
not in
a
when empty. It is
of water in the oven
glass
use.
The
will
water
safely
absorb all microwave energy if the
is accidentally started.
Do not
?
They
dry
may
heated
?
oven.
burned if
Do not
or
paper
Do not
?
use
the
for
oven
in paper
drying
products. They
use
may
towels,
kitchen towels
burn.
wooden containers.
Do not
they
use
recycled
They
may contain
impurities which
sparks and/or fires
cooking.
cause
?
Allow the turntable
?
Small
-
to
?
may
or
allowed
they
WARNING
:
may
plastic wrapping from food
before cooking or defrosting. Note
though that in some cases food should
be covered with plastic film, for heating
or cooking, as detailed in microwave
If smoke is observed, switch off or disconnect
the oven from the power supply and keep the
?
may
door closed in order
When food is heated
or
to
stifle
any
cooked in
flames.
disposable
of
plastic, paper or other
combustible materials, check the oven
frequently due to the possibility of ignition.
containers
cleaning.
WARNING
:
overheat and burn.
Liquids
or
liable
other foods
to
must not
WARNING
:
way
If the
to
the
use
oven
:
without supervision when adequate
that the child is able to use the oven in a
door and door seal
it
has been
Do not attempt to tamper
damaged, the oven must not be
repaired by a qualified service technician.
with,
or
make
any
adjustments
or
any
It is hazardous for anyone to carry out any service
which involves the removal of
any
exposure to microwave energy.
service
use.
are
door, control panel, safety interlock switches
qualified
they
oven
have been given so
and understands the hazards of improper
operated until
WARNING
be heated in sealed containers since
explode.
Only allow children
safe
-
in your
Remove the
oven
instructions
-
deep fat frying
of food require shorter
heating time. If normal times
are
-
since
when used in
cool before
Do not attempt
amounts
cooking
are
products
paper
Do not cook eggs in their shell.
cook books.
heat up and char.
?
the skin of fruit and
oven.
unless your cook book contains instructions for
the food you are cooking.
?
cooking, pierce
vegetables.
which will burst.
?
wrapped
Before
Pressure will build up inside the egg
long.
Do not cook food
?
or
?
oven
clothes in the microwave
become carbonized
too
?
oven
technician.
4
cover
or
repairs
the
to
other part of the
oven.
repair operation
which gives protection against
or
Repair should only be undertaken by
a
Cooking
Utensils
COOKING UTENSILS
Utensils should be checked
The
to
ensure
that
they
chart summarises the proper
following
use
are
of
suitable for
cooking
s
Cooking utensil
Heat resistant
utensils in your
glass,glassceramic
oven:
yes
yes
(Do
not
gold
use
china with
silver
or
cookw are
trim.)
no
Non-heat restis ant
Microwwave
oven.
Microwa ve
Ceramic, china
Met al
in the microwave
use
glass
no
plastic
yes
Plastic wrap
yes
Paper (cup,plates,towels)
yes
Straw,wicker and wood
no
Microwave
Note:
glass, glass ceramic, and heat resistant
glassware utensils are excellent. Those with
Consult your cookbook, individual recipes, and
charts for correct use of cooking containers,
metal trim should
products,
1. Most
not
be used in
a
microwave
and other useful information.
oven.
2.
Paper napkins, towels, plates,
and cardboard
oven.
Do not
can
use
cups, cartons,
be used in the microwave
recycled
paper
products
they may contain impurities which may
cause sparks and/or fires when used in
cooking.
(Consult your cookbook for correct use of
these products.)
Plastic dishes, cups, freezer bags, and plastic
since
3.
wraps may
be used in the microwave
Notes:
?
or
the
?
information given in the cookbook when using
plastics in the microwave oven.
4. Metal utensils and utensils with metallic trim
should
For
not
more
be used in the microwave
information
the proper
please read the
on
of
metal in your oven,
introduction section in the cookbook. If the
of aluminum foil, skewers, or utensils
containing metal in the oven is specified in the
use
recipe, allow
at
least 2.5cm clearance
between the metal object and the interior
oven wall. If arcing (sparks) occurs, remove
immediately.
5
use
in the microwave
Ensure the turntable is in
operate the
oven.
use
the
recommended for
?
removing utensils
glass turntable, as they may become
hot during cooking.
Only use a thermometer that is designed or
or
oven.
Follow the manufacturer's instructions
Care should be taken when
oven.
place when
oven.
you
Other
For best results and
please
read these
Helpful
Instructions
5. It may be necessary to increase or decrease the
cooking time in some recipes, depending
enjoyable cooking,
comments thoroughly.
more
on
the starting temperature of the foods.
For Best Results:
the time for
1. When
NOTE:
determining
particular food,
begin by using minimum time and checking condition occasionally. It is easy to overcook food
because microwaves cook very quickly.
2. Small
quantities of food,
content may
cooked
too
Defrosting
dry out
long.
or
warm
during
cooking.
and become hard if
Frozen Foods:
in the
can
be
placed
for
thawing. (Be certain
to remove any metallic ties or wraps.)
Defrost according to the Defrosting Tips found
directly
Air from the vent may become
foods with low water
1. Foods that have been frozen
2.
a
oven
in
this Manual.
faster than others,
cover with small pieces of aluminium foil. This
helps slow down or stop the defrosting process.
3. For
areas
of the food
thawing
4. Some foods should not be
completely thawed
before cooking. For example, fish cooks so
quickly that it is sometimes better to begin
cooking while still slightly frozen.
and Care
Cleaning
BE SURE THE OVEN IS TURNED OFF BEFORE
DOOR
CLEANING.
The door and door seals should be kept clean at
all times. Use only warm, soapy water to rinse then
Keep the
As
a
oven
general
interior surfaces clean and
rule clean after each
dry.
dry thoroughly.
use.
DO NOT USE ABRASIVE
MATERIALS, SUCH AS
INTERIOR WALLS
CLEANING POWDERS OR STEEL AND PLASTIC
Remove any crumbs and food remains between the
PADS.
door and oven using a damp cloth. This area has
to be particularly well cleaned to ensure the door
will close properly. Remove any grease splashes
with a soapy cloth then rinse and dry. Do not use
abrasives which may scratch and damage the
painted surface of the oven.
Metal parts will be easier to maintain if
frequently with a damp cloth.
wiped
EXTERIOR
Clean with mild soap and warm water, rinse and
dry with a soft cloth. Do not use abrasive materials.
Do not spill water in the vents. If the power lead
becomes soiled wipe it with a damp cloth.
NEVER POUR WATER INTO THE OVEN
ROLLER REST
The roller rest should be removed and cleaned in
hot soapy water at least once a week to prevent
grease restricting the rotation of the wheels.
6
Procedure
Operating
MICROWAVE COOKING
1.
Open
the
the food
door,place
oven
turntable in the
WEIGHT DEFROST COOKING
oven,and close the
on
the
Defrosting
door.
oven
microwave
2. Press stop (
) Set the power selector ( ) to
the desired power level. There are five power
levels. The power selector can be set to any
oven
.
of these positions.
3. Set the timer selector (
frozen food is
of the benefits of
a
Defrosting using a microwave
faster than in the refrigerator and
oven.
is much
safer than
one
temperature, as it does
promote the growth of harmful bacteria.
at
room
not
one
)to
the desired
It is
cooking time. Press start ( ) The turntable
begins to rotate and cooking starts.
At the end of cooking time four short beep
.
sounds,and the lam p
will be shown in the
important
longer
than normal
turning
it
1. Press
is turned off and End
remember that
to
over
cooking.
least
at
stop (
once
display.
to set
the door
4. Press start
continue, close the door and press start(
)
the oven will turn on and the timer will resume
CAUTION:
off the
oven
is to
-
?
?
?
stop (
).
though the timer selector is not rotating
during cooking, the setting time is elapsed. This
Even
not
?
is advisable to press
a
is
fault.
During cooking, change
of
cooking
time is
possible, but the power level can't be changed.
After cooking is over End Reminder Beep sounds
per 1 minute
for
5 minutes
until the
oven
door is
opened.
7
(
) clockwise
)
removing
container will be hot!
The turntable may rotate in either direction.
To cancel the operation when the oven is
cooking,it
(
Be careful when
counting.
?
during defrosting.
the time.
during cooking automatically
and stops the timer. If cooking
turns
Check the food,
2. Turn the power selector (
) to set the
Defrost)
defrosting mode (
NOTE:
Opening
takes
).
3. Turn the timer selector
?
defrosting
your food the
Quick Defrost
Use this function to thaw
only 0.5kg of Minced meat very quickly.
This will require a standing time to allow the center to thaw. In the following
how to defrost 0.5kg of forzen minced meat.
STOP(
Press
ties
). Weight
6
wraps; then
or
Press Quick
Defrost(
During defrosting
separate
down
Your
to
)
4
your
to
oven
select the
will
will
After
not
stop
meat
defrosting
programme. The
to
remove
will
oven
ple
starts
will show you
any metallic
automatically.
which point open the oven door,turn food
Remove any portions that have thawed or shield them
?BEEP?,at
thawing.
checking close
ensure even
thawing.
oven
place
the food that you are about to defrost. Be certain
the food in your oven and close the oven door.
exam
the
defrosting (even
oven
door and press
when the
START(
beep sounded)
)
5
to
resume
unless the door is
over
and
help
defrosting.
to
slow
opened.
Quick Defrost Guide
Use this function to defrost
for minced
Remove the meat
its
"
"
BEEP, at this point
microwave
oven.
quickly
com
pletely from
meat.
wrapping. Place the
mince onto
Minced Meat
microwave-safe
plate.When
the mince from the microwave oven,turn the mince over and return to the
Press start to continue. At the end of the program remove the mince from the
remove
microwave oven, cover with foil and allow to stand 5-15 minutes
CATEGORY
a
WEIGHT
0.5kg
UTENSIL
Microwave
ware
or
until
thawed.
Minced meat
After
8
pletely
INSTRUCTIONS
Turn food
(Flat plate)
com
over
at
defrosting,
beep.
let stand for 5-15 minutes.
Heating
To heat
or
reheat
food in order
successfully
in the
or
Guide
Reheating
microwave, it is important
to
follow several
guidelines.
Measure the amount of
reheat. Arrange the food in a circular pattern for best results. Room
temperature food will heat faster than refrigerated food. Canned foods should be taken out of the can and placed in
microwavable container. The food will be heated more evenly if covered with a microwavable lid or vented plastic
wrap.
to
Remove
determine the time needed
cover
carefully
steam
burns. Use the
following
11G2~21G2 minutes
(0.5cm thick)
Chicken pieces
1 breast
and
leg
Place sliced
meat
Cover with
plastic
Fish fillet
Note:
Gravy
Instructions
microwavable
wrap and vent.
on
or sauce
helps
to
plate.
keep
11G2~21G2 minutes
1~21G2 minutes
Place fish
on
Cover with
(170-230g)
microwavable
plastic
a
cooked food.
Place chicken pieces on microwavable
Cover with plastic wrap and vent.
2~31G2 minutes
thigh
guide for reheating
as a
Special
?
1
chart
(at HIGH)
meat
3 slices
prevent
Cook time
Item
Sliced
to
to
wrap
meat
juicy.
plate.
plate.
and
vent.
Place
41G2~7minutes
lasagne on microwavable plate.
Cover with plastic wrap and vent.
1 cup
11G2~31G2 minutes
COOK covered in microwavable casserole dish.
4 cups
5~71G2 minutes
Stir
1 cup
11G2~3 minutes
COOK covered in microwavable casserole dish.
4 cups
4~61G2 minutes
Stir
Lasagne
1 serving (300g)
Casserole
once
halfway through cooking.
Casserole
cream or
Sloppy
Joe
cheese
halfway through cooking.
or
Barbecued beef
Reheat
1 sandwich
(1/2
once
Cook
1~3minutes
cup meat
filling)
Stir
filling and bun separately.
filling covered in microwavable
once.
Heat bun
as
casserole dish.
directed in chart below.
without bun
Mashed potatoes
1 cup
4 cups
2~31G2 minutes
COOK covered in microwavable casserole dish.
6~81G2 minutes
Stir
Baked beans
once
halfway through cooking.
COOK covered in microwavable casserole dish.
1 cup
halfway through cooking.
2~31G2 minutes
Stir
1 cup
3~41G2 minutes
COOK covered in microwavable casserole dish.
4 cups
8~111G2 minutes
Stir
1 cup
11G2~2 minutes
COOK covered in microwavable casserole dish.
4 cups
4~6minutes
Stir
20~35seconds
Wrap
1 cup
11G2~3 minutes
COOK covered in microwavable casserole dish.
4 cups
4~6minutes
Stir
Ravioli
or
pasta in
once
sauce
once
halfway through cooking.
Rice
Sandwich roll
or
once
halfway through cooking.
bun
1 roll
in paper
towel and
place
on
glass tray.
Vegetables
Soup
1 serving (8 oz.)
once
halfway through cooking.
COOK covered in microwavable casserole dish.
2~3minutes
Stir
9
once
halfway through cooking.
Fresh
Vegetable
Amount
Chart
Vegetable
Cook time
Standing
Instructions
(at HIGH)
Time
Artichokes
2 medium
5~8
(230g each)
4 medium
11~13
Asparagus,
Fresh, Spears
450g
3~7
Add 1G2 cup water. Cover.
2-3 minutes
Green Beans
450g
8~12
Add 1G2 cup water in 1.5 litre casserole
dish. Stir halfway through cooking.
2-3 minutes
Beets, Fresh
450g
13~18
Add 1G2 cup water in 1.5 litre covered casserole
dish. Rearrange halfway through cooking.
2-3 minutes
Broccoli, Fresh,
Spears
450g
5~9
Place broccoli in
2-3 minutes
Cabbage, Fresh,
Chopped
450g
6~8
Add 1G2 cup water in 1.5 litre covered casserole
dish. Stir halfway through cooking.
2-3 minutes
Carrots, Fresh,
200g
3~6
Add 1G4 cup water in 1 litre covered casserole
dish. Stir halfway through cooking.
2-3 minutes
450g
8~10
Trim. Add 1G4 cup water in 1 litre covered
2-3 minutes
Fresh, Flowerettes
Celery, Fresh,
2-3 minutes
juice.
Cover.
baking
dish.
Add 1G2 cup water.
Sliced
Cauliflower,
Fresh, Whole
Trim. Add 2 tsp water and 2 tsp
casserole dish. Stir
2 cups
4 cups
2
halfway through cooking.
2-3 minutes
8~10
Slice. Add 1G2 cup water in 1.5 litre covered
casserole dish. Stir halfway through cooking.
5~9
Husk. Add 2
2-3 minutes
3~6
Sliced
Corn, Fresh
ears
tbsp
water in 1.5
litre
baking
dish.
Cover.
Place mushrooms in 1.5 litre covered
Mushrooms,
Fresh, Sliced
230g
Parsnips, Fresh,
450g
4~8
Add 1G2 cup water in 1.5 litre covered
casserole dish. Stir halfway through cooking.
2-3 minutes
4 cups
7~10
Add 1G2 cup water in 1.5 litre covered
casserole dish. Stir halfway through cooking.
2-3 minutes
Sweet Potatoes
2 medium
5~10
Pierce potatoes several times with fork.
2-3 minutes
Whole
Baking
(170~230geach)
4 medium
7~13
Place
2-3 minutes
White potatoes,
Whole Baking
2 potatoes
4 potatoes
2~3
casserole dish. Stir
Sliced
Peas, Green,
Fresh
Turn
6~8
10~15
(170~230geach)
Spinach, Fresh,
on
halfway through cooking.
2 paper towels.
over
halfway through cooking.
Pierce potatoes several times with fork.
Place on 2 paper towels.
Turn
over
2-3 minutes
2-3 minutes
2-3 minutes
halfway through cooking.
450g
5~8
Add 1G2 cup water in 2 litre covered casserole dish.
2-3 minutes
450g
5~8
Add 1G2 cup water in 1.5 litre covered casserole
dish. Stir halfway through cooking.
2-3 minutes
450g
7~10
Pierce. Place
2-3 minutes
Leaf
Courgette, Fresh,
Sliced
Courgette, Fresh,
Whole
2 paper towels.
on
Turn courgette
over
through cooking.
10
and rearrange
halfway
Defrosting Tips
Defrosting
?
You
can
areas
of
defrost
meat
ing defrosting.
?
Food
to
glass
turntable.
soon as
?
their
techniques
metal is present. If necessary, shield small
or poultry with flat pieces of aluminium foil. This will prevent thin areas becoming warm durEnsure the foil does not touch the oven walls.
meats in
original wrapping
a
as
long
as no
suitable microwave safe container and
placed
uncovered
on
the
Separate items like minced meat, chops, sausages and lamb
Remove defrosted portions and continue to defrost remaining pieces. It is essential that
only
possible.
food is checked
?
&
be defrosted should be in
Defrost meats
?
tips
meats
as
long
during
as
necessary.
different foods vary in their
for standing time as soon as a fork
DEFROSTING
Whole pieces of meat are ready
meat using moderate pressure. The
Defrost meat on defrost mode.
Food
Weight
as
center
will still be icy. Allow
Defrosting
time
to
(minutes)
Standing time
(minutes)
defrosting speed.
can be pushed into the center
stand until completely thawed.
as
of the
Remark
BEEF
Frankfurter
Minced beef
450g
500g
4-5
7-9
5-10
5-10
Steak, sirloin
450g
1000g
5-7
10-15
5-10
10-15
5-8
5-10
after half the time.
over after two thirds of the time,
remove thawed portion.
Turn over after half the time. Separate.
Turn over after half the time.
Shield as needed.
Turn over after half the time.
Turn
Roast,
loin(boneless)
4ea
Patties
(114g)
Turn
Turn
over
LAMB
Mince
500g
7-9
5-10
Chops
450g
1000g
5-6
10-15
5-10
10-15
1000g
17-23
10-15
Roast,
loin(boneless)
after two thirds of the time,
remove thawed portion.
Separate and turn over once.
Turn over after half the time.
Shield as needed.
over
POULTRY
Whole Chicken
Separate and
Shield
Breasts
(with bone)
as
450g
450g
450g
450g
5-7
8-9
8-9
5-10
5-10
5-10
6-8
5-10
Separate
Separate
Separate
Separate
Whole fish
450g
6-8
5-10
Turn
Fish fillelts
500g
250g
7-9
5-10
4-6
5-10
Drumsticks
Thighs
Wings
rearrange
needed.
and rearrange
and rearrange
and rearrange
and rearrange
once.
once.
once.
once.
once.
FISH & SEAFOOD
Shrimp
11
after half the time.
Shield as needed.
Separate and rearrange once.
Separate and rearrange once.
over
Questions and Answers
Q. What's wrong when the
A.
glow?
Light
oven
light will
not
Why
bulb has blown.
vent
is steam
coming
and/or why
process to
of the air exhaust
out
dripping
is water
this
Q.
microwave has been made
drips
of the door. This is quite
out at
nor
does my oven not always cook as fast
the microwave cooking guide says?
A. Check your
cooking guide again, to make
sure you've followed directions exactly;
and to see what might cause variations in
cooking time. Cooking guide times and heat
settings are suggestions, to help prevent
the most common problem
over-cooking
of the side vent,
this steam condenses on the
door and water then
the bottom
mal and safe.
.
Q. Does microwave energy pass
viewing screen in the door?
A. No. The metal
the
oven
made
to
screen
through
the
in
light to pass;
energy through.
getting used
to
ports are
they do not let
just
Q. Will the microwave
oven
be
.
to
microwave
a
oven.
shape and weights and
dimensions could require longer cooking time.
Use your own judgement along with the
cooking guide suggestions to check
whether the food has been properly cooked
or
allow
.
Variations in the size,
reflects the energy
cavity. The holes,
microwave
to
Why
as
steam out
occasionally
cooking
internal heat
from the
normally produced during cooking
operations. The
to vent
allow the
enough
Standing time for joints of meat, large
vegetables and cakes is to allow the inside to
cook completely, without overcooking the outside.
bottom of the door?
A. Steam is
up
continue, even
after the food is removed from the oven.
Door is not closed.
Q.
Many foods build
damaged
if it
as
would do with
you
a
conventional
cooker.
operates while empty?
A. Yes. Never
run
it
Q.
empty.
Why
do
sparks
and
crackling (arcing)
occur
in the oven?
do eggs sometimes pop?
A. When baking or poaching eggs, the
Q.
A.
due
and
yolk
why sparks
crackling (arcing) within cavity happens.
build-up inside the yolk
membrane. To prevent this, simply pierce the
yolk with a toothpick before cooking.
You
Never cook eggs witthout
the
may pop
Q.
A. There may be several
Why
to steam
(silver
not in
the
using dishes with metal parts
piercing their shells.
oven.
12
or
trim
gold).
or
You have left
Why is standing time recommended after the
cooking operation has been completed?
Standing time is very important.
With microwave cooking, the heat is in the
food,
are
reasons
a
fork
or
other metal utensil in
oven.
You
are
using
a
large
You
are
using
a
metal twist-tie.
amount
of metal foil.
Technical
Specifications
MS-2331BR
Power
230VAC,50Hz
Input
Output (IEC
Microwave
60705 RATING
2450 MHz
Frequency
Outside Dimensions
Power
850 Watts
STANDARD)
(W x
H
x
D
507
mm)
Dimensions shown
?
Because
we
approximate.
continually strive to improve
283x 435
1250 Watts
Consumption
?
x
are
our
products
we
13
may
change specifications without prior
notice.
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