Samsung | GW71C | Samsung GW71C User manual

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MICROWAVE OVEN
Owner’s Instructions and Cooking Guide
GW71C
Oven............................................................................................ 2
Accessories ................................................................................. 2
The data concerning cooking and baking are informative.
The product is for household use.
Guarantee commitments are ceased if the appliance is used
on purposes other than household e.g. on industry, catering
trade or trade activities.
Control Panel............................................................................... 2
Using this Instruction Booklet...................................................... 3
Safety Precautions ...................................................................... 3
Installing Your Microwave oven .................................................. 4
What to Do if You are in Doubt or Have a Problem .................... 5
Cooking / Reheating.................................................................... 5
Power Levels............................................................................... 5
Stopping the Cooking.................................................................. 6
Adjusting the Cooking Time ........................................................ 6
Manual Defrosting Food.............................................................. 6
Using the Instant Reheat/Cook Feature...................................... 6
Instant Reheat/Cook Settings ..................................................... 6
Choosing the Accessories........................................................... 6
Grilling ......................................................................................... 7
Combining Microwaves and the Grill .......................................... 7
Cookware Guide ......................................................................... 8
Cooking Guide ............................................................................ 9
Cleaning Your Microwave Oven ............................................... 16
Technical Specifications............................................................ 16
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Oven
Control Panel
VENTILATION HOLES
EN
DOOR
HANDLE
LIGHT
DOOR
GRILL
VARIABLE COOKING
POWER CONTROL
KNOB
TIMER
KNOB
1
2
4
TURNTABLE
DOOR LATCHES
ROLLER RING
COUPLER
SAFETY INTERLOCK
HOLES
5
Accessories
Depending on the model that you have purchased, you are supplied
with several accessories that can be used in a variety of ways.
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6
1. Coupler, already placed over the motor shaft in the
base of the oven.
Purpose
The coupler rotates the turntable.
2. Roller ring, to be placed in the centre of the oven.
Purpose
The roller ring supports the turntable.
3. Turntable, to be placed on the roller ring with the centre
fitting to the coupler.
Purpose
The turntable serves as the main cooking
surface; it can be easily removed for
cleaning.
4. Metal rack, to be placed on the turntable.
Purpose
The metal rack can be used in grill and
combination cooking.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
DO NOT operate the microwave oven without the roller ring and
turntable.
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DEFROST
COOKING POWER CONTROL KNOB
TIMER KNOB
GRILL
COMBI
INSTANT REHEAT
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Using this Instruction Booklet
Safety Precautions
You have just purchased a SAMSUNG microwave oven. Your Owner’s
Instructions contain much valuable information on cooking with your
microwave oven:
• Safety precautions
• Suitable accessories and cookware
• Useful cooking tips
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.
READ CAREFULLY AND KEEP FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
Before cooking food or liquids in your microwave oven, please check
that the following safety precautions are taken.
•
Only use utensils that are suitable for use in microwave ovens;
DO NOT use any metallic containers, Dinnerware with gold or silver
trimmings, Skewers, forks, etc.
Remove wire twist ties from paper or plastic bags.
Reason: Electric arcing or sparking may occur and may damage the oven.
• When heating food in plastic or paper containers, keep an eye on the oven
due to the possibility of ignition;
Do not use your microwave oven to dry papers or clothes.
• Small amounts of food require shorter cooking or heating time.
If normal times are allowed they may overheat and burn.
• If smoke is observed, switch off or unplug the appliance and keep the door
closed in order to stifle any flames;
• Microwave heating of beverages can result in delayed eruptive boiling,
therefore care must be taken when handling the container; To prevent this
situation
ALWAYS allow a standing time of at least 20 seconds after the oven has been
switched off so that the temperature can equalize.
Stir during heating, if necessary, and ALWAYS stir after heating.
In the event of scalding, follow these FIRST AID instructions:
* Immerse the scalded area in cold water for at least 10 minutes.
* Cover with a clean, dry dressing.
* Do not apply any creams, oils or lotions.
• NEVER fill the container to the top and choose a container that is wider at the
top than at the bottom to prevent the liquid from boiling over. Bottles with
narrow necks may also explode if overheated.
NEVER heat a babys bottle with the teat on, as the bottle may explode if
overheated.
• The contents of feeding bottles and baby food jars shall be stirred or shaken
and the temperature checked before consumption, in order to avoid burns;
• Eggs in their shell and whole hard-boiled eggs should not be heated in
microwave ovens since they may explode, even after microwave heating has
ended;
Also do not heat airtight or vacuum-sealed bottles, jars, containers, nuts in
shells, tomatoes etc.
• The oven should be cleaned regularly and any food deposits removed;
• Failure to maintain the oven in a clean condition could lead to deterioration of
the surface that could adversely affect the life of the appliance and possibly
result in a hazardous situation;
• DO NOT cover the ventilation slots with cloths or paper. They may catch fire
as hot air is evacuated from the oven.
The oven may overheat and automatically switch itself off. It will remain
inoperable until it has cooled sufficiently.
•
ALWAYS use oven gloves when removing a dish from the oven to avoid
unintentional burn.
At the front of the booklet you will find illustrations of the oven, and
more importantly the control panel, so that you can find the buttons
more easily.
The step-by-step procedures use three different symbols.
Important
Note
Caution
PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO
EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY
Failure to observe the following safety precautions may result in harmful exposure to
microwave energy.
(a) Under no circumstances should any attempt be made to operate the oven with
the door open or to tamper with the safety interlocks (door latches) or to insert
anything into the safety interlock holes.
(b) Do not place any object between the oven door and front face or allow food or
cleaner residues to accumulate on sealing surfaces. Ensure that the door and
door sealing surfaces are kept clean by wiping after use first with a damp cloth
and then with a soft dry cloth.
(c) Do not operate the oven if it is damaged until it has been repaired by a
qualified microwave service technician trained by the manufacturer. It is
particularly important that the oven door closes properly and that there is no
damage to the:
(1) Door (bent)
(2) Door hinges (broken or loose)
(3) door seals and sealing surfaces
(d) The oven should not be adjusted or repaired by anyone other than a properly
qualified microwave service technician trained by the manufacturer.
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Safety Precautions (continued)
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Installing Your Microwave oven
Place the oven on a flat level surface 85cm above the floor. The
surface should be strong enough to safety bear the weight of the oven.
•
DO NOT touch heating elements or interior oven walls until the oven be
cooled down.
• Do not immerse the power cable or plug in water and keep the power cable
away from heated surfaces.
Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged power cable or plug.
• Stand at arms length from the oven when opening the door.
Reason: The hot air or steam released may cause scalding.
• You may notice a Clicking sound during operation(especially when the oven is
defrosting).
Reason: This sound is normal when the electrical power output is changing.
• DO NOT operate the microwave oven when it is empty. The power will be cut
off automatically for safety. You can operate normally after letting it stand for
over 30 minutes.
It is best to leave a glass of water inside the oven at all times.The water will
absorb the microwaves energy if the oven accidently started.
• The microwave oven shall not be placed in a cabinet.
20 cm
above
85cm of
the floor
•
•
•
•
10 cm of
the side
1. When you install your oven, make sure there is adequate
ventilation for your oven by leaving at least 10 cm (4
inches) of space behind and, on the sides of the oven
and 20 cm (8 inches) of space above.
2. Remove all packing materials inside the oven.
Install the roller ring and turntable.
Check that the turntable rotates freely.
3. This microwave oven has to be positioned so that plug is
accessible.
IMPORTANT
•
10 cm
behind
Young children should NEVER be allowed to use or play with the microwave
oven. Nor should they be left unattended near the microwave oven when it is
in use. Items of interest to children should not be stored or hidden just above
the oven.
This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with
reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning
use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the
appliance.
During use the appliance becomes hot. Care should be taken to avoid
touching heating elements inside the oven.
DO NOT use harsh abrasive cleaners or sharp metal scrapers to clean the
oven door glass since they can scratch the surface, which may result in
shattering of the glass.(If provided)
WARNING:
If the door or door seals are damaged, the oven must not be operated until it has been
repaired by a competent person.
WARNING:
It is hazardous for anyone other than a comperent person to carry out any service or
repair operation which involves the removal of a cover which gives protection against
exposure to microwave energy.
WARNING:
Liquids and other foods must not be heated in sealed containers since they are liable
to explode.
WARNING:
Only allow children to use the oven without supervision when adequate instructions
have been given so that the child is able to use the oven in a safe way and
understands the hazards of improper use.
WARNING:
When the appliance is operated in the combination mode, children should only use the
oven under adult supervision due to the temperatures generated.
WARNING:
Accessible parts may become hot during use. Young children should be kept
away.
• For safety reasons do not clean the appliance with a steam jet or high
pressure cleaner.
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If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by a special
cord or assembly available from the manufacturer or its service
agent.
For your personal safety, plug the cable into a 3-pin, 230 Volt,
50Hz, AC earthed socket. If the power cable of this appliance is
damaged, it must be replaced by a special cable.
Do not install the microwave oven in hot or damp surroundings
like next to a traditional oven or radiator. The power supply
specifications of the oven must be respected and any extension
cable used must be of the same standard as the power cable
supplied with the oven. Wipe the interior and the door seal with a
damp cloth before using your microwave oven for the first time.
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What to Do if You are in Doubt or Have a
Problem
Cooking / Reheating
The following procedure explains how to cook or reheat food.
ALWAYS check your cooking settings before leaving the oven
unattended.
First, place the food in the centre of the turntable. Then, close the
door.
If you have any of the problems listed below try the solutions given.
This is normal.
• Condensation inside the oven
• Air flow around the door and outer casing
• Light reflection around the door and outer casing
• Steam escaping from around the door or vents
1. Set the power level to maximum by turning COOKING
POWER CONTROL knob. (MAXIMUM POWER: 750W)
The oven does not start when you turn the TIMER knob.
• Is the door completely closed?
2. Set the time by turning TIMER knob.
Result :
The oven light comes on and the turntable
starts rotating.
The food is not cooked at all
• Have you set the timer correctly?
• Is the door closed?
• Have you overloaded the electric circuit and caused a fuse to blow or a
breaker to be triggered?
The food is either overcooked or undercooked
• Was the appropriate cooking length set for the type of food?
• Was an appropriate power level chosen?
You can change the power level during cooking by turning the
COOKING POWER CONTROL knob.
Power Levels
Sparking and cracking occur inside the oven (arcing)
• Have you used a dish with metal trimmings?
• Have you left a fork or other metal utensil inside the oven?
• Is aluminium foil too close to the inside walls?
You can choose among the power levels below.
Power Level
The oven causes interference with radios or televisions
• Slight interference may be observed on televisions or radios when the oven is
operating. This is normal.To solve this problem, install the oven away from
televisions, radios and aerials.
Never switch the microwave oven on when it is empty.
HIGH
MEDIUM HIGH
MEDIUM
MEDIUM LOW
DEFROST( )
LOW/KEEP WARM
GRILL
COMBI I (
)
COMBI II (
)
COMBI III (
)
If the above guidelines do not enable you to solve the problem,
contact your local dealer or SAMSUNG after-sales service.
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Output
MWO
GRILL
750 W
600 W
450 W
300 W
180 W
100 W
300 W
450 W
600 W
950 W
950 W
950 W
950 W
If you select higher power level, the cooking time must be
decreased.
If you select lower power level, the cooking time must be
increased.
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Stopping the Cooking
Using the Instant Reheat/Cook Feature
You can stop cooking at any time to check the food.
First, place the food in the center of the turntable and close the door.
1. To stop temporarily;
Open the door.
Result :
Cooking stops. To resume cooking, close the
door.
1. Turn the COOKING POWER CONTROL knob to Max
Power.
2. To stop Completely;
Turn the TIMER knob to “0”.
2. Turn the TIMER knob to select Instant Reheat.
(drinks or soup/sauce, fresh vegetables).
Adjusting the Cooking Time
Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
Instant Reheat/Cook Settings
Adjust the remaining cooking time by rotating the TIMER knob.
Here are a few tips and recommendations to be followed when cooking
or reheating food with whe Instant Reheat and Cooking Feature.
Symbols Serving Type
Manual Defrosting Food
The Defrost feature enables you to defrost meat, poultry, fish or Bread/
Cake. First, place the frozen food in the centre of the turntable and
close the door..
Portion
Cooking Time Standing Time
Drinks
750 W
150 ml
1 min 35 sec
1-2 min.
Soup/Sauce
(chilled)
750 W
200-250 ml
3 min 10 sec
2-3 min.
Fresh
vegetables
750 W
300-350 g
5 min 30 sec
3 min.
Choosing the Accessories
1. Turn the COOKING POWER CONTROL knob to
(180W).
Use microwave-safe recipients; do not use plastic containers, dishes,
paper cups, towels, etc.
If you wish to select the combined cooking mode (grill and
microwave), use only dishes that are microwave-safe and
oven-proof. Metallic cookware or utensils may damage
your oven.
2. Turn the TIMER knob to select the appropriate time.
Result :
Defrosting begins.
Power
Use only recipients that are microwave-safe.
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For further details on suitable cookware and utensils, refer to the
Cookware Guide on page 8 .
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Grilling
Combining Microwaves and the Grill
The grill enables you to heat and brown food quickly, without using
microwaves. To this aim, a grill rack is supplied with your microwave
oven.
You can also combine microwave cooking with the grill, to cook
quickly and brown at the same time.
1. Preheat the grill to the required temperature, by turning the
cooking power control knob to grill symbol( ) and
turning the TIMER knob to the appropriate.
2. Open the door and place the food on the rack.
ceramic dishes are ideal as they allow the microwaves to
penetrate the food evenly.
ALWAYS use oven gloves when touching the recipients in the
oven, as they will be very hot.
1. Open the oven door by pushing the large button in the
bottom right-hand corner of the control panel. Place the
food on the rack and the rack on the turntable. Close the
door.
2. Turn the Cooking Power Control knob to the appropriate
power Level (
,
,
).
3. Select the appropriate cooking time by the turning the TIMER
knob.
(Example : 60 minutes)
Result :
Cooking start.
ALWAYS use microwave-safe and oven-proof cookware. Glass or
3. Turn the TIMER knob to select the appropriate time.
(Example : 60 minutes)
Result :
Cooking start.
Do not worry if the heater turns off and on while grilling. This
system is designed to prevent overheating of the oven.
Always use oven gloves when touching the dishes in the oven, as
they will be very hot.
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The maximum microwave power for the combined microwave and
grill mode is 600W.
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Cookware Guide
EN
To cook food in the microwave oven, the microwaves must be able to
penetrate the food, without being reflected or absorbed by the dish
used.
Care must therefore be taken when choosing the cookware. If the
cookware is marked microwave-safe, you do not need to worry.
The following table lists various types of cookware and indicates
whether and how they should be used in a microwave oven.
Cookware
MicrowaveSafe
Comments
Aluminium foil
Can be used in small quantities to
protect areas against overcooking.
Arcing can occur if the foil is too close to
the oven wall or if too much foil is used.
Browning plate
Do not preheat for more than eight
minutes.
China and earthenware
Porcelain, pottery, glazed earthenware
and bone china are usually suitable,
unless decorated with a metal trim.
Disposable polyester
cardboard dishes
Some frozen foods are packaged in
these dishes.
Can be used to warm food. Overheating
may cause the polystyrene to melt.
May catch fire.
May cause arcing.
Can be used, unless decorated with a
metal trim.
Can be used to warm foods or liquids.
Delicate glass may break or crack if
heated suddenly.
Must remove the lid. Suitable for
warming only.
Fast-food packaging
• Polystyrene cups
containers
• Paper bags or
newspaper
• Recycled paper or
metal trims
Glassware
Glassware
• Oven-to-table ware
•
Fine glassware
•
Glass jars
Dishes
Freezer bag twist
ties
Metal
•
•
Paper
•
•
Plates, cups,
napkins and
Kitchen paper
Recycled paper
Plastic
• Containers
May cause arcing.
Particularly if heat-resistant
thermoplastic. Some other plastics may
warp or discolour at high temperatures.
Do not use Melamine plastic.
Can be used to retain moisture. Should
not touch the food. Take care when
removing the film as hot steam will
escape.
Only if boilable or oven-proof. Should
not be airtight. Prick with a fork, if
necessary.
Cling film
•
Freezer bags
:Recommended
:Use Caution
:Unsafe
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For short cooking times and warming.
Also to absorb excess moisture.
•
Wax or grease-proof paper
May cause arcing or fire.
Can be used to retain moisture and
prevent spattering.
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Cooking Guide
MICROWAVES
Cooking Guide for frozen vegetables
Microwave energy actually penetrates food, attracted and absorbed by its water, fat
and sugar content.
The microwaves cause the molecules in the food to move rapidly. The rapid
movement of these molecules creates friction and the resulting heat cooks the food.
Use a suitable glass pyrex bowl with lid. Cook covered for the minimum time - see
table. Continue cooking to get the result you prefer.
Stir twice during cooking and once after cooking. Add salt, herbs or butter after
cooking. Cover during standing time.
COOKING
Food
Cookware for microwave cooking:
Cookware must allow microwave energy to pass through it for maximum efficiency.
Microwaves are reflected by metal, such as stainless steel, aluminium and copper, but
they can penetrate through ceramic, glass, porcelain and plastic as well as paper and
wood. So food must never be cooked in metal containers.
Food suitable for microwave cooking:
Many kinds of food are suitable for microwave cooking, including fresh or frozen
vegetables, fruit, pasta, rice, grains, beans, fish, and meat. Sauces, custard, soups,
steamed puddings, preserves, and chutneys can also be cooked in a microwave
oven. Generally speaking, microwave cooking is ideal for any food that would
normally be prepared on a hob. Melting butter or chocolate, for example (see the
chapter with tips, techniques and hints).
Covering during cooking
To cover the food during cooking is very important, as the evaporated water rises as
steam and contributes to cooking process. Food can be covered in different ways:
e.g. with a ceramic plate, plastic cover or microwave suitable cling film.
Standing times
After cooking is over food the standing time is important to allow the temperature to
even out within the food.
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Portion Power
Time
(min.)
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Standing
Instructions
Time(min.)
Spinach
150g
600W
5½-6½
2-3
Add 15 ml (1
tablespoon) cold water.
Broccoli
300g
600W
10-11
2-3
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp.) cold
water.
Peas
300g
600W
8-9
2-3
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp.) cold
water.
Green Beans
300g
600W
10-11
2-3
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp) cold
water.
Mixed
Vegetables
(carrots/peas/
corn)
300g
600W
9-10
2-3
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp.) cold
water.
Mixed
Vegetables
(Chinese style)
300g
600W
8½-9½
2-3
Add 15 ml (1 tbsp) cold
water.
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Cooking Guide(continued)
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Cooking Guide for rice and pasta
Cooking Guide for fresh vegetables
Rice:
Use a large glass pyrex bowl with lid - rice doubles in volume during
cooking. Cook covered.
After the cooking time is over, stir before standing time and salt or add
herbs and butter.
Remark: the rice may not have absorbed all water after the cooking
time is finished.
Pasta:
Use a large glass pyrex bowl. Add boiling water, a pinch of salt and stir
well. Cook uncovered.
Stir occasionally during and after cooking. Cover during standing time
and drain thoroughly afterwards.
Food
Portion
Power
Time
(min.)
Standing
Time(min.)
Use a suitable glass pyrex bowl with lid. Add 30-45 ml cold water (2-3 tbsp.) for every
250 g unless another water quantity is recommended - see table. Cook covered for
the minimum time - see table. Continue cooking to get the result you prefer. Stir once
during and once after cooking. Add salt, herbs or butter after cooking. Cover during a
standing time of 3 minutes.
Hint:
Cut the fresh vegetables into even sized pieces. The smaller they are
cut, the quicker they will cook.
All fresh vegetables should be cooked using full microwave power (750 W).
Instructions
Food
Portion
Time
(min.)
Standing
Instructions
Time (min.)
White Rice
(parboiled)
250g
750W
17-18
5
Add 500 ml cold
water.
Broccoli
250g
500g
5-5½
8½-9
3
Prepare even sized florets. Arrange
the stems to the centre.
Brown Rice
(parboiled)
250g
750W
22-23
5
Add 500 ml cold
water.
Brussels
Sprouts
250g
6½-7½
3
Add 60-75 ml (5-6 tbsp.) water.
Mixed Rice
(rice + wild rice)
250g
750W
18-19
5
Add 500 ml cold
water.
Carrots
250g
5-6
3
Cut carrots into even sized slices.
Cauliflower
250g
750W
19-20
5
Add 400 ml cold
water.
5½-6
9½-10
3
Mixed Corn
(rice + grain)
250g
500g
Prepare even sized florets. Cut big
florets into halves. Arrange stems to
the centre.
Pasta
250g
750W
11-12
5
Add 1000 ml hot
water.
Courgettes
250g
4-4½
3
Cut courgettes into slices. Add 30
ml (2 tbsp.) water or a knob of
butter. Cook until just tender.
Egg Plants
250g
4½-5
3
Cut egg plants into small slices and
sprinkle with 1 tablespoon lemon
juice.
Leeks
250g
5-5½
3
Cut leeks into thick slices.
Mushrooms
125g
250g
1½-2
3½-4
3
Prepare small whole or sliced
mushrooms. Do not add any water.
Sprinkle with lemon juice. Spice
with salt and pepper. Drain before
serving.
Onions
250g
5-6
3
Cut onions into slices or halves. Add
only 15 ml (1 tbsp.) water.
10
Pepper
250g
4½-5
3
Cut pepper into small slices.
Potatoes
250g
500g
5-6
9-10
3
Weigh the peeled potatoes and cut
them into similar sized halves or
quarters.
Turnip
Cabbage
250g
5-5½
3
Cut turnip cabbage into small
cubes.
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Cooking Guide(continued)
REHEATING
REHEATING LIQUIDS
Your microwave oven will reheat food in a fraction of the time that conventional ovens
hobs normally take.
Use the power levels and reheating times in the following chart as a guide. The times
in the chart consider liquids with a room temperature of about +18 to +20°C or a
chilled food with a temperature of about +5 to +7°C.
Always allow a standing time of at least 20 seconds after the oven has been switched
off to allow the temperature to even out. Stir during heating, if necessary, and
ALWAYS stir after heating. To prevent eruptive boiling and possible scalding, you
should put a spoon or glass stick into the beverages and stir before, during and after
heating.
Arranging and covering
Avoid reheating large items such as joint of meat - they tend to overcook and dry out
before the centre is piping hot. Reheating small pieces will be more successful.
REHEATING BABY FOOD
BABY FOOD: Empty into a deep ceramic plate. Cover with plastic lid. Stir well after
reheating! Let stand for 2-3 minutes before serving. Stir again and check the
temperature. Recommended serving temperature: between 30-40°C.
Power levels and stirring
Some foods can be reheated using 750 W power while others should be reheated
using 600 W, 450 W or even 300 W.
Check the tables for guidance. In general, it is better to reheat food using a lower
power level, if the food is delicate, in large quantities, or if it is likely to heat up very
quickly (mince pies, for example).
BABY MILK: Pour milk into a sterilised glass bottle. Reheat uncovered. Never heat a
baby's bottle with teat on, as the bottle may explode if overheated. Shake well before
standing time and again before serving ! Always carefully check the temperature of
baby milk or food before giving it to the baby. Recommended serving temperature: ca.
37°C.
Stir well or turn food over during reheating for best results. When possible, stir again
before serving.
REMARK:
Take particular care when heating liquids and baby foods. To prevent eruptive boiling
of liquids and possible scalding , stir before, during and after heating. Keep them in
the microwave oven during standing time. We recommend putting a plastic spoon or
glass stick into the liquids. Avoid overheating (and therefore spoiling) the food.
It is preferable to underestimate cooking time and add extra heating time, if
necessary.
Baby food particularly needs to be checked carefully before serving to prevent burns.
Use the power levels and times in the next table as a guide lines for reheating.
Heating and standing times
When reheating food for the first time, it is helpful to make a note of the time taken for future reference.
Always make sure that the reheated food is piping hot throughout.
Allow food to stand for a short time after reheating - to let the temperature even out.
The recommended standing time after reheating is 2-4 minutes, unless another time
is recommended in the chart.
Take particular care when heating liquids and baby food. See also the chapter with
the safety precautions.
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Cooking Guide(continued)
EN
Reheating Liquids and Food
Food
Portion
Use the power levels and times in this table as a guide lines for reheating.
Food
Portion
Power Time
(min.)
Drinks
150ml 750W
(coffee, milk, (1 cup)
tec, water with 250ml
room
(1 mug)
temperature)
1½-2
1-2
2-2½
Pour in to a ceramic cup
and reheat uncovered.
Place cup (150ml) or
mug (250ml) in the
centre of turntable, Stir
carefully before and after
standing time.
Soup (chilled)
250g
450g
750W
3-3½
4-4½
2-3
Pour into a deep ceramic
plate.
Cover with plastic lid.
Stir well after reheating.
Stir again before serving.
Stew (chilled)
350g
600W
5-6
2-3
Put stew in a deep
ceramic plate.
Cover with plastic lid.
Stir occasionally during
reheating and again
before standing and
serving.
Pasta with
sauce
(chilled)
350g
600W
4-5
3
Put pasta (e.g. spaghetti
or egg noodles) on a flat
ceramic plate. Cover with
microwave cling film. Stir
before serving.
Filled pasta
with sauce
(chilled)
350g
600W
4½-5½
3
Put filled pasta (e.g.
ravioli, tortellini) in a deep
ceramic plate. Cover with
plastic lid. Stir
occasionally during
reheating and again
before standing and
serving.
Plated Meal
(chilled)
300g
400g
600W
5-6
6-7
Frozen Ready
Meal
Standing
Instructions
Time (min.)
3
300g
400g
Power Time
(min.)
600W 11½-12½
13-14
Standing
Instructions
Time (min.)
4
Put microwave proof dish
with frozen ready meal (18°C) on the turntable.
Pierce film or cover with
microwave cling film.
After reheating stand for
4 minutes.
Reheating Baby Food and Milk
Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for reheating.
Food
Portion Power Time
Baby food
(vegetables
+ meat)
190g
600W
30sec.
2-3
Empty into ceramic deep
plate.
Cook covered. Stir after
cooking time.
Stand for 2-3 minutes.
Before serving, stir well and
check the temperature
carefully.
Baby
porridge
(grain + milk
+ fruit)
190g
600W
20sec.
2-3
Empty into ceramic deep
plate.
Cook covered. Stir after
cooking time.
Stand for 2-3 minutes.
Before serving, stir well and
check the temperature
carefully.
Baby milk
100ml
300W
30-40sec.
2-3
Stir or shake well and pour
into a sterilised glass
bottle. Place into the centre
of turn-table. Cook
uncovered. Shake well and
stand for at least 3 minutes.
Before serving, shake well
and check the temperature
carefully.
200ml
Plate a meal of 2-3
chilled components on a
ceramic dish.
Cover with microwave
cling-film.
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Standing Instructions
Time
(min.)
1min. to
1min.10sec.
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Cooking Guide(continued)
DEFROSTING
EN
All frozen food should be defrosted using defrosting power level (180 W,
).
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
guests suddenly show up.
Food
Frozen poultry must be thoroughly thawed before cooking. Remove any metal ties
and take it out of any wrapping to allow thawed liquid to drain away.
Meat
Minced
beef
Put the frozen food on a dish without cover. Turn over half way, drain off any liquid
and remove any giblets as soon as possible.
Check the food occasionally to make sure that it does not feel warm.
If smaller and thinner parts of the frozen food start to warm up, they can be shield by
wrapping very small strips of aluminium foil around them during defrosting.
Pork
steaks
Poultry
Chicken
pieces
Should poultry start to warm up on the outer surface, stop thawing and allow it to
stand for 20 minutes before continuing.
Leave the fish, meat and poultry to stand in order to complete defrosting. The
standing time for complete defrosting will vary depending on the quantity defrosted.
Please refer to the table below.
Hint:
Whole
chicken
Flat food defrosts better than thick and smaller quantities need less
time than bigger ones. Remember this hint while freezing and
defrosting food.
Fish
Fish fillets
For defrosting of frozen food with a temperature of about -18 to - 20 °C, use the
following table as a guide.
Fruits
Berries
Bread
Bread rolls
(each ca.
50 g)
Toast/
Sandwich
German
bread
(wheat+
rye flour)
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Portion
Time
(min.)
500g
10-12
250g
7-8
500g
(2 pcs)
12-14
1000g
25-28
250g
(2 pcs)
400g
(4 pcs)
6-7
Standing Instructions
Time
(min.)
5-20
Place the meat on a flat ceramic
plate. Shield thinner edges with
aluminium foil.
Turn over after half of defrosting
time!
15-40
First, put chicken pieces first skinside down, whole chicken first
breast-side-down on a flat
ceramic plate. Shield the thinner
parts like wings and ends with
aluminium foil. Turn over after half
of defrosting time!
5-20
Put frozen fish in the middle of a
flat ceramic plate.
Arrange the thinner parts under
the thicker parts.
Shield narrow ends with
aluminium foil. Turn over after half
of defrosting time!
11-13
250g
6-7
5 - 10
Distribute fruits on a flat, round
glass dish (with a large diameter).
2 pcs
4 pcs
1½-2
3-4
5 - 10
250g
4-5
Arrange rolls in a circle or bread
horizontally on kitchen paper in
the middle of turntable.
Turn over after half of defrosting
time!
500g
8-10
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Cooking Guide(continued)
EN
Grill Guide
GRILL
The grill-heating element is located underneath the ceiling of the cavity. It operates
while the door is closed and the turntable is rotating. The turntable's rotation makes
the food brown more evenly. Preheating the grill for 4 minutes will make the food
brown more quickly.
Cookware for grilling:
Should be flameproof and may include metal. Do not use any type of plastic
cookware, as it can melt.
Food suitable for grilling:
Chops, sausages, steaks, hamburgers, bacon and gammon rashers, thin fish
portions, sandwiches and all kinds of toast with toppings.
IMPORTANT REMARK:
Whenever the grill only mode is used, make sure that the grill-heating element is
under the ceiling in the horizontal position and not on the back-wall in the vertical
position. Please remember that food must be placed on the high rack, unless another
instruction is recommended.
Preheat the heater with the grill-function when grilling fresh and frozen food.
Use the power levels and times in this table as guide lines for grilling.
Fresh
Food
Toast
Slices
Portion
Preheat Power 1. Side 2. Side Instructions
Time
Time
Time
(min.)
(min)
(min.)
4 pcs
(4 x 25g)
5
Grill
only
6-7
5-6
Put the toast slices
side by side on the
rack.
2-4 pieces
3
Grill
only
3-4
2-3
Put bread rolls first
with the bottom side
up in a circle directly
on the rack.
Grilled
Tomatoes
250 g
(2pcs)
5
300 W 5½-6½
+ Grill
--
Cut tomatoes into
halves. Put salt,
pepper and some
cheese on top.
Arrange in a circle in a
flat glass pyrex dish.
Place dish on the rack.
Toast
Hawaii
2 pcs
(300 g)
5
300 W
+ Grill
7-9
--
Toast the bread slices
first. Put the toast with
topping (ham,
pinapple, cheese
slices) side by side on
the rack.
After cooking stand for
2-3 minutes.
Chicken
Wings
(chilled)
400-500g
(6pcs)
5
300 W
+ Grill
11-13
Bread
Rolls
(already
baked)
MICROWAVE + GRILL
This cooking mode combines the radiant heat that is coming from the grill with the
speed of microwave cooking. It operates only while the door is closed and the
turntable is rotating. Due to the rotation of the turntable, the food browns evenly.
Three combination modes are available with this model:
600 W + Grill, 450 W + Grill and 300 W + Grill.
Cookware for cooking with microwave + grill
Please use cookware that microwaves can pass through. Cookware should be
flameproof. Do not use metal cookware with combination mode. Do not use any type
of plastic cookware, as it can melt.
Food suitable for microwave + grill cooking:
Food suitable for combination mode cooking include all kinds of cooked food which
need reheating and browning (e.g. baked pasta), as well as foods which require a
short cooking time to brown the top of the food. Also, this mode can be used for thick
food portions that benefit from a browned and crispy top (e.g. chicken pieces, turning
them over half way through cooking). Please refer to the grill table for further details.
IMPORTANT REMARK:
Whenever the combination mode (microwave + grill) is used, make sure that the grill
heating element is under the ceiling in the horizontal position and not on the back-wall
in the vertical position. The food should be placed on the high rack, unless another
instruction is recommended. Otherwise it has to be placed directly on the turntable.
Please refer to the instructions in the following chart.
The food must be turned over, if it is to be browned on both sides.
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10-12 Prepare chicken
pieces such as
chicken wings or
drumsticks with oil and
spices.
Put them in a circle on
the rack with the
bones to the middle.
After grilling stand for
2-3 minutes.
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Cooking Guide(continued)
Grill Guide (continued)
Fresh
Food
Baked
Potatoes
Frozen
Pasta
Frozen
Fish Gratin
Portion
500 g
400 g
400 g
SPECIAL HINTS
Preheat Power 1. Side 2. Side Instructions
Time
Time
Time
(min.)
(min)
(min.)
5
---
---
Frozen
Pizza
Snacks
250 g
(8pcs)
---
Frozen
Streusel
Cake
200-250 g
(1-2 pcs)
---
450 W
+ Grill
600 W
+ Grill
600 W
+ Grill
10-12
14-16
16-18
300 W
+ Grill
12-13
300 W
+ Grill
4-6
--
3-4
3-4
---
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MELTING BUTTER
Put 50 g butter into a small deep glass dish. Cover with plastic lid.
Heat for 30-40 seconds using 750 W, until butter is melted.
Cut potatoes into
halves and put in a
circle on the rack with
the cut side to the grill.
Brush cut side with
olive oil and spices.
After grilling stand for
3 minutes.
MELTING CHOCOLATE
Put 100 g chocolate into a small deep glass dish.
Heat for 3-5 minutes, using 450 W until chocolate is melted.
Stir once or twice during melting. Use oven gloves while taking out!
MELTING CRYSTALLIZED HONEY
Put 20 g crystallized honey into a small deep glass dish.
Heat for 20-30 seconds using 300 W, until honey is melted.
Put the frozen pasta (18°C), e.g. lasagne,
tortellini or canneloni
in a suitable sized
glass pyrex dish and
set on rack.
MELTING GELATINE
Lay dry gelatine sheets (10 g) for 5 minutes into cold water.
Put drained gelatine into a small glass pyrex bowl.
Heat for 1 minute using 300 W.
Stir after melting.
Put the frozen fish
gratin (-18°C) in a
suitable sized glass
pyrex dish and
set on rack.
COOKING GLAZE/ICING (FOR CAKE AND GATEAUX)
Mix instant glaze (approximately 14 g) with 40 g sugar and 250 ml cold water.
Cook uncovered in a glass pyrex bowl for 3½ to 4½ minutes using 750 W,
until glaze/icing is transparent. Stir twice during cooking.
Put the frozen pizza
snacks (-18°C) or mini
quiches in a circle on
the rack.
COOKING JAM
Put 600 g fruits (for example mixed berries) in a suitable sized glass
pyrex bowl with lid. Add 300 g preserving sugar and stir well.
Cook covered for 10-12 minutes using 750 W.
Stir several times during cooking. Empty directly into small jam
glasses with twist-off lids. Stand on lid for 5 minutes.
Put the frozen cake
pieces (-18°C) side by
side on rack.
After defrosting stand
for 5 minutes.
COOKING PUDDING
Mix pudding powder with sugar and milk (500 ml) by following the
manufacturers instructions and stir well. Use a suitable sized glass pyrex
bowl with lid. Cook covered for 6½ to 7½ minutes using 750 W.
Stir several times well during cooking.
BROWNING ALMOND SLICES
Spread 30 g sliced almonds evenly on a medium sized ceramic plate.
Stir several times during browning for 3½ to 4½ minutes using 600 W.
Let it stand for 2-3 minutes in the oven. Use oven gloves while taking out!
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Cleaning Your Microwave Oven
Technical Specifications
The following parts of your microwave oven should be cleaned
regularly to prevent grease and food particles from building up:
• Inside and outside surfaces
• Door and door seals
• Turntable and Roller rings
SAMSUNG strives to improve its products at all times. Both the design
specifications and these user instructions are thus subject to change
without notice.
By right of the common regulation 2/1984 (III.10) BKM-IpM. we as
distributors testify, that the GW71E ovens of Samsung comply with the
undermentioned technological parameters.
ALWAYS ensure that the door seals are clean and the door
closes properly.
Failure to maintain the oven in a clean condition could lead to
deterioration of the surface that could adversely affect the of the
appliance and possibly result in a hazardous situation.
Model
GW71C
Power source
230V ~ 50 Hz
1. Clean the outside surfaces with a soft cloth and warm, soapy water. Rinse and
dry.
Power consumption
Microwave
Grill
Combined mode
1100 W
950 W
2050 W
2. Remove any splashes or stains on the inside surfaces or on the roller ring with a
soapy cloth. Rinse and dry.
Output power
100 W / 750 W (IEC-705)
3. To loosen hardened food particles and remove smells, place a cup of diluted
lemon juice on the turntable and heat for ten minutes at maximum power.
Operating frequency
2450 MHz
Magnetron
OM75S(31)
4. Wash the dishwasher-safe plate whenever necessary.
Cooling method
Cooling fan motor
DO NOT spill water in the vents. NEVER use any abrasive
products or chemical solvents. Take particular care when
cleaning the door seals to ensure that no particles:
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Outside
Oven cavity
489 x 275 x 387 mm
330 x 187 x 320 mm
•
•
Volume
20 liter
Weight
Net
15 kg approx
Noise level
42 dBA
Accumulate
Prevent the door from closing correctly
Clean the microwave oven cavity right ofter each use with a mild
detergent solution, but let the microwave oven cool down before
cleaning in order to avoid injury.
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