For steam and reheat modes, About steam use – Sharp AX-700 User Manual
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I N F O R M A T I O N Y O U N E E D T O K N O W
Place food on the rack to allow steam to reach all sides so cooking is even.
Foods crowded together will take longer to cook, so position with enough space
between items to allow the steam to circulate. Use shallow, less dense contain-
ers, if desired. Dense containers increase cooking time. To reduce the most salt
and fat, cook using only the rack.
Covering is not necessary in most cases. If a cover is required, aluminum foil is
recommended to keep food from becoming wet.
For accurate cooking times, keep the door closed.
Sometimes soups or casseroles reheated without covering look watery after cook-
ing. Appearance will be better by stirring well.
Standing time is recommended after cooking to allow heat to disperse equally
throughout the food. Do not allow to stand for a long time; food may be over-
cooked or wet from the residual steam.
For STEAM and REHEAT modes
STEAM mode can be used to blanch vegetables to prepare them for freezing.
Place the prepared vegetables in the perforated tray and cook with STEAM mode
for 4 - 5 minutes. After that, put in cold water to cool quickly. Drain and then
To reduce salt in foods, such as smoked sausage or bacon, steam before com-
pleting the cooking. Place food on rack. STEAM for 4 to 5 minutes and then
complete cooking with desired method.
ABOUT STEAM USE
There are certain techniques for cooking with steam. It is essential that these techniques are followed
for good results. Many of them are similar to those used in conventional cooking so may require little
change. Note information in all of the charts in the cookbook for all cooking modes that use STEAM,
SUPER GRILL, SUPER ROAST, SUPER BAKE, DEFROST, REHEAT and PROOF.
• Always attend the oven when in use.
• Use utensils/cookware suitable for the cooking mode as described on page 8.
• Ventilate the room to allow the steam to dissipate.
• Refer to the charts in the Superheated Steam Oven Cookbook for recommended cooking times
• After cooking, clean the base tray and dry any liquid residue in the oven with a soft cloth.
Follow directions to drain water from the system.
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