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User Manual KQKX001

AIR FRYER OVEN

User Manual 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS

When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including:

  • NEVER IMMERSE the Main Unit Housing, which contains electrical components and heating elements, in water. Do not rinse underthe tap.
  • TO AVOID ELECTRICAL SHOCK, DO NOT put liquid of any kind into the Main Unit Housing containing the electrical components.
  • This appliance has a polarized plug(one blade is widerthan the other).To REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, this plug is intended to fit into a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully into the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician.

DO NOT ATTEMPT to modify the plug in any way.

  • MAKE SURE the appliance is plugged into a wall socket. Always make sure that the plug is inserted into the wall socket properly.
  • To prevent food contact with the interior upper screen and heat element, DO NOT OVERFILL the Rotating Mesh Basket.
  • DO NOT COVER the Air Intake Vent or Air Outlet Vent while the Air Oven is operating. Doing so will prevent even cooking and may damage the Unit or cause it to overheat. •NEVER POUR oil into the Rotating Mesh Basket. Fire and personal injury could result. •While cooking, the internal temperature of the Unit is very high. TO AVOID PERSONAL INJURY, never place hands inside the Unit unless it is thoroughly cooled.
  • This appliance is NOT INTENDED FOR USE by persons with reduced physical, sensory, or mental capabilities or a lack of experience and knowledge unless they are UNDER THE SUPERVISION of a responsible person or have been given proper instruction in using the appliance. This appliance is NOT INTENDED FOR USE by children.
  • When cooking, DO NOT PLACE the appliance against a wall or against other appliances. Leave at least 10cm free space on the back and sides and above the appliance. Do not place anything on top of the appliance.
  • DO NOT USE this unit of the plug, the power cord, or the appliance itself is damaged in anyway.
  • DO NOT PLACE the unit on stove top surfaces.
  • If the power cord is damaged ,YOU MUST HAVE IT REPLACED by the manufacturer, its service agent, ora similarly qualified person in orderto avoid hazard.
  • Keep the appliance and its power cord OUT OF THE REA CHof children when it is in operation or in the cooling process.
  • KEEP THE POWER CORD AWAY from hot surfaces. DO NOT PLUG in the power cord or operate the Unit controls with wet hands.
  • NEVER CONNECT this appliance to an external timer switch or separate remote-control system.
  • NEVER USE this appliance with an extension cord of any kind.
  • DO NOT OPERATE the appliance on or near combustible materials, such as tablecloths and curtains.
  • DO NOT USE the unit for any purpose other than described in this manual.
  • NEVER OPERATE the appliance unattended.
  • When in operation, air is released through the Air Outlet Vent. KEEP YOUR HANDSAND FACE at a safe distance from the Air Outlet Vent. Also avoid the air while removing the Rotating Mesh Basket from the appliance.
  • The Unit's outer surfaces may become hot during use. The Rotating Mesh Basket WILL BE HOT.

WEAR OVEN MITTS or use the Fetch Tool when handling hot components. Wear oven mitts when handling hot surfaces.

  • Should the Unit emit black smoke, UNPLUG IMMEDIATELY and wait for smoking to stop before removing oven contents.
  • When time has run out, cooking will stop but the fan WILL CONTINUE RUNNING for 15 secs, to cool down the Unit.
  • Always operate the appliance on a horizontal surface that is level, stable, and noncombustible.
  • This appliance is intended for normal household use only. It is not intended for use in commercial or retail environments.
  • If the Air Oven is used improperly or for professional or semiprofessional purposes or if it is not used according to the instructions in the user manual, the warranty becomes invalid and the manufacturer will not be held liable for damages.
  • Always unplug the appliance after use.
  • Let the appliance cool down for approximately 30 mins, before handling cleaning, or storing.
  • Make sure the ingredients prepared in this Unit come out cooked to a golden-yellow color rather than dark or brown. Remove burnt remnants.
  • The cooktop may smoke the first time it is used. It is not defective and the smoke will burn of within a few minutes.

Important

  • Before initial use and after subsequent use, hand wash the Rotating Mesh Basket and other cooking accessories. Then, wipe the outside and inside of the Unit with a warm moist cloth and mild detergent. Finally preheat the Air Oven for a few minutes to burn off any residue.

Electric Power

If the electrical circuit is overloaded with other appliances, your new Unit may not operate properly.lt should be operated on a dedicated electrical circuit.

Automatic Shut-Off

The appliance has a built in shut-off device, that will automatically shut down the unit when the Timer LED reaches zero. You can manually switch off the appliance by selecting the Power Button (Press 2 seconds).

Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)

This appliance complies with all standards regarding electromagnetic fields (EMF). If handled properly and according to the instructions in this user manual, the appliance is safe to use based on scientific evidence available today.

Parts & Accessories

NOTE:Unpack all listed contents from packaging. Varies by model. Please remove any clear or blue protective film on the components.

1. Main Unit

6. Rotating Mesh Basket

2. Control Panel

7. Drip Tray

3. Air Intake Vents

8. Rotisserie Shaft, Forks& Set Screws

4. Hot Air Outlet Vents

9. Rotisserie Fetch Tool

5. Air Flow Racks

 

 

  1. Rotisserie Fetch Tool

Use to remove cooked roasts and chicken that have been prepared using the rotisserie or skewer methods. Place under Rotisserie Shaft and lift(left side first) then gently

Important

Please make sure that your Air Oven has been shipped with the components , that you ordered (some accessories may be sold separately). Check everything carefully before use. If any part is missing or damaged, do not use this product. Contact shipper using the customer service number located in the back of the owner's manual.

NOTE: Some accessories may not be included with the purchase.

Warning

Forks, Skewers, and other metal parts with this unit are sharp and will get extremely hot during use.

Great care should be taken to avoid personal injury. Wear protective oven mitts or gloves.

  1. Air Flow Racks

Can be used not only for dehydration, but also to cook crispy snacks or reheat items like pizza.

  1. Rotating Mesh Basket

Great for fries, roasted nuts, and other snacks. Use Rotisserie Fetch Tool to place basket into the Unit.

  1. Drip Tray

Cook with the Drip Pan in place for easy clean-up.

  1. Rotisserie Shaft, Forks & Set Screws

Use for roasts and whole chicken, Force Shaft lengthwise through meat and center. Slide Forks onto shaft from either end into meat, then lock in place with Set Screws. There are indentations on the shaft for the set screws. You can adjust the screws closer to the middle if needed but never outward towards the ends.

NOTE: Make sure roast or chicken is not too large to rotate freely within the oven. Maximum Chicken or Roast, 1000-1500g.

  1. Rotisserie Fetch Tool

Use to remove cooked roasts and chicken that have been prepared using the rotisserie or skewer methods. Place under Rotisserie Shaft and lift(left side first) then gently

Important

Please make sure that your Air Oven has been shipped with the components , that you ordered (some accessories may be sold separately). Check everything carefully before use. If any part is missing or damaged, do not use this product. Contact shipper using the customer service number located in the back of the owner's manual.

NOTE: Some accessories may not be included with the purchase.

Warning

Forks, Skewers, and other metal parts with this unit are sharp and will get extremely hot during use.

Great care should be taken to avoid personal injury. Wear protective oven mitts or gloves.

 

Using the Accessories

Placing Air Flow Racks into Unit

  1. Insert Drip Tray into bottom of the Unit.
  2. Place Air Flow Racks into Unit by sliding through the side grooves and onto the back lip (FIG. A).
  3. Place Air Flow Racks closer to the top heating element for faster cooking and added crisp (FIG. B).
  4. Rotate the Air Flow Racks mid-cycle for even cooking.

ROTISSERIE SHAFT LEFTSIDE RIGHTSIDE

 

Rotisserie Shaft & Skewers Racks

  1. Place the two Skewer Racks at each end of the Rotisserie Shaft. Make sure the Set Screws are on the outer side of the Rotisserie Shaft.
  2. Slightly tighten Set Screws. Do not overtighten as you may need to adjust the tightness after you insert the Skewers.

 

  1. Carefully poke Skewers through food.

Placing Rotisserie Spit or Rotating Mesh Basket into Unit

  1. Insert the leftside of the assembled Spit or Basket first into the Rotisserie Shaft socket. Be sure the Rotisserie Shaft is in place to engage rotation (FIG.C).
  2. Place the right side onto the hanger (FIG.D).

IMPORTANT

The Rotisseries Shaft right side has two notches.and the left has one.

Removing Rotisserie Spit or Rotating Basket from Unit

  1. Open Unit door to pause cooking cycle or turn Unit off by pressing the Power Button.
  2. Insert Rotisserie Fetch Tool beneath the Rotisserie Shaft.
  3. Lift the right side of the Rotisserie Fetch Tool at a slight angle to clear the bracket, then shit to the right until the left side of the Shaft slides out of the Rotisserie Shaft socket.
  4. Carefully remove the rotisserie food from the oven.

Using the Digital Control Panel

 

  1. Power/Start-stop Button

Once the Unit is plugged in, the power button will light up. selecting the power button once (press 2 seconds) will cause the full panel to be illuminated, selecting the power button a second time will activate the cooking process at the default temperature of 365°F (185°C) and time of 15 mins, selecting the power button at anytime during the cooking process will pause the unit, press 2 seconds the power button will shut down the unit, when you see digital screen shows "OFF", the motor will stop working after 15 seconds and hear the "beep" warning tone 3 times.

  1. Internal Light

-Selecting this button will help you check cooking progress while Unit is in operation. NOTE: Opening the door during the cooking process will pause the Unit. Internal light will illuminate if doors open.

  1. Rotation Button

-Select this button when cooking anything using the Rotisserie Mode. Function can be used with any preset. The icon will blink while in use.

  1. Temperature Control Buttons

-These buttons enable you to raise or lower cooking temperature by 5°F/ 5°C intervals ranging from 150°F (65°C) to 400°F (200°C). Dehydration ranges from 900F(30°C)to 1750F(80°C).

  1. Time Control Buttons

-These buttons enable you to select exact cooking time to the minute, from 1 min. to 60mins. in all modes except when dehydrating, which uses 0.5hr. intervals and an operating time of 2-24 hrs.

  1. LED Digital Display

-The Digital Numeric Display will switch between Temperature and Time Remaining during the cooking process.

7 -14. Cooking Presets

-Selecting any of these will set Time and Temperature to a default setting for that particular food. You may override these presets with Time and Temperature Buttons. View presets on the next page. These function menu allows mutual switching when working. In order to avoid the users switching after working for a long time, it can be set to switch within 2 mins when working. If the time is over 2 mins, the switching function will be locked. (After 2 mins, the menu is locked, but time and temperature won't be locked.)

  1. Running Lights - These lights will blink in sequence while cooking is in progress and continue blinking up to 15 secs, once you shut Unit down.

Cooking Presets

Preset Button Cooking Chart

*Cooking time for whole roasted chicken will vary with weight. Use meat thermometer to check internal temperature as per chart below.

 

Preset Button

Temperature

Time

7. FrenchFries

40(TF (200°C)

15 mins

8. Steaks/Chops

370°F(185°C)

25 mins

9. Fish

39(TF (200°C)

15 mins.

10.Shrimp

32bF(160°C)

12 mins.

11.Chicken

37bF(185°C)

40 mins

12. Baking

35(rF(175oC)

30 mins

13. Rotisserie

400°F (200°C)

30 mins*

14. Dehydrated

90°F (30°C)

4hrs(2-24hrs)

 

Using the Air Oven Without Presets

Once you are familiar with the Air Oven, you may want to experiment with your own cooking times and temperatures.

Warning

Never use a cooking vessel filled with cooking oil or any other liquid with this unit! Fire hazard or personal injury could result.

Internal Temperature Meat Chart

This chart should be used to check the internal temperature of cooked meats. Please remember that t^ese data offer only a reference.

Food

Type

Internal Temperature

Beet& Veal

Ground

Steaks,roastsmedum Steaks, roasts rare

160°F (70°C)

160°F (70°C)

145°F (63°C)

Chicken& Turkey

Breasts

Ground stuffed

Wholebird legs,thighs,wings

165°F (75°C)

165°F (75°C)

165°F (75°C)

Fish&Shellfish

Anytype

145°F (63°C)

Lamb

Ground

Steaks,roasts:medium

Steaks .roasts rare

160°F (70°C)

160°F (70°C)

145°F (63°C)

Pork

Chops.ground.ribs, roasts Fullycookedham

160°F (70°C)

140°F (63°C)

General Operating Instructions Before usingthe Air Oven for the first time

  1. Read all material, warning stickers and labels.
  2. Remove all packing materials, labels, and stickers.
  3. Wash all parts and accessories used in the cooking process with warm soapy water. Note: only the accessories are dishwasher safe.
  4. Wipe the inside and outside of the cooking Unit with a clean, moist cloth. NOTE: Never wash or submerge the cooking Unit in water.

NOTE: When using this unit, neverfill any cooking vessel with oil or liquid of any kind. This Unit cooks with hot air only.

Preparingfor Use

  1. Place the appliance on a stable, level, horizontal, and heat-resistant surface.
  2. Select the cooking accessory for your recipe.

A Versatile Appliance

The Air Oven is designed to cook a wide variety of your favorite foods. The charts and tables provided within this manual and the Recipe Guide will help you get great results. Please refer to this information for proper time/temperature settings and proper food quantities.

Warning

  • NEVER put anything on top of the appliance.
  • NEVER cover the airvents on the top and back of the cooking Unit.
  • NEVER fill any cooking vessel with oil or liquid of any kind. This Unit cooks with hot air only.
  • NEVER use the Oven Door as a place to rest a hot Fry Basket filled with food.

The Hot Fry Basket could damage the Oven Door or cause the Unit to tip. Personal injury could result.

  • ALWAYS use oven mitts when removing hot Air Flow Racks.

General Operating Instructions

Cooking with the Air Oven

  1. Place the ingredients on an Air Flow Rack, on one of the Rotisserie accessories, or in the Rotating Mesh Basket.
  2. Put the Air Flow Rack, Rotating Mesh Basket, or Rotisserie Spit into the unit and shut the oven door. Plug the power cord into socket (the power provided in accordance with the rated power of the product).
  3. When Rotating Mesh Basket or Rotisserie and food is in place, press the Power Button once (page 5, FIG E1)
  4. Select a preset function (page 5, FIG E7-14) or manually set the Temperature and then the Time (page 5, FIG. E4-5). Refer to the detailed Control Panel instructions on page 6.
  5. The Unit will automatically start the cooking cycle a few seconds after a preset function is selected or the Time and/or Temperature are adjusted manually. Alternatively, you can press the Power Button to begin the Cooking cycle immediately once the desired cooking time and temperature have been selected.

NOTE: You may open the oven door to view the rotisserie at any time during the process to check the progress.

NOTE: Consult the Charts in this manual or the Recipe Books to determine the correct settings.

 

Tips

  • Foods that are smaller in size usually require a slightly shorter cooking time than lai^er ones.
  • Large quantities of food only require a slightly longer cooking time than smaller quantities. •Flipping or tuning smaller sized foods hallway through the cooking process ensures that all the pieces are evenly fried.
  • Misting a bit of vegetable oil on fresh potatoes is suggested for a crispier result. When adding a little oil, do so just before cooking.
  • Snacks normally cooked in an oven can also be cooked in the Air Oven.
  • Use premade dough to prepare filled snacks quickly and easily. Premade dough also requires a shorter cooking time than homemade dough.
  • Place a baking tin or oven dish in the Air Oven when baking a cake or quiche. A tin or dish is also suggested when cooking fragile or filled foods.
  • Ybu can use the Air Oven to reheat foods. Simply set the temperature to 300°F (150°C) for upto 10 mins.

Important

Removing Cooked or Hot Food

When removing cooked or hot food use the Rotisserie Fetch lbol( FIG. F) or oven mitts The Fetch Tool can also be used with Rotisserie Spit.

Warning

  • During the cooking process, the Rotating Mesh Basket and other accessories will become very hot. When you remove it to check on the progress, make sure you have a trivet or a heat-resistant surface nearby to set it down on. NEVER place the Rotating Mesh Basket directly on a counter top or table.
  • Cooking accessories will get hot during the air frying process. Wear oven mitts and handle with care to AVOID INJURY.

Cooking Chart


Cooking Chart

Settings

Thetableon page9-1 o will help you select the correct temperature and time for best results. As you become more familiar with the Air Oven cooking process, you may adjust these settings to suit your own personal tastes.

NOTE: Keep in mind that these settings are indications. Since ingredients differ in origin, size, shape, and brand, we cannot guarantee the best settings for your ingredients.

Tips

  • Set the Timer to halt the time needed for the recipe and the Timer bell will alert you when it's time to flip your food. When you hear the timer bell, the preset preparation time has elapsed.
  • Add 3 mins, to cooking time when starting with a cold appliance.

Cleaning & Storage Cleaning

Cleaning

Clean the Air Oven after each use.

The Rotating Mesh Basket and other accessories are made of durable stainless steel and are dishwasher safe. Never use abrasive cleaning materials or utensils on these surfaces. Caked-on food should be soaked for easy removal in warm, soapy water.

Remove the power cord from the wall socket and be certain the appliance is thoroughly cooled before cleaning.

  1. Wipe the outside of the appliance with a warm, moist cloth and mild detergent.
  2. lb clean the oven door, remove it by lifting it to a 80® angle while gently pulling upward. Clean both sides with warm, soapy water on a damp cloth. DO not soak or submerge the door in water or wash in the dishwasher.
  3. Clean the inside of the appliance with hot water, a mild detergent, and a nonabrasive sponge.
  4. If necessary, remove unwanted food residue from the upper screen with a cleaning brush. Storage
  5. Unplug the appliance and let it cool thoroughly.
  6. Make sure all components are clean and dry.
  7. Place the appliance in the clean, dry place.

Troubleshooting

Problem

Possible Cause

Solution

Theunit doesnot work

1.  The appliance isnotplugged in.

2.  You have not turned the Uniton by setting the preparation timeand temperature.

1.  Plug power cord into wall socket.

2.  Withbasketin place.setthe temperature and time Check thatdooris closed.

Food not cooked

1.  The Rotating Mesh Basket is overloaded.

2.  The temperature is set too low.

1.  Use smaller batches formore even frying.

2.   Raise temperature and continue cooking.

Food is not fried evenly

Some food need to be turned during the cooking process.

See General Operations in thismanual on pages .

White smoke coming from Unit

1.  Oilisbeing used.

2.  Accessories have excess

grease residue from previous cooking.

1.  Wipe down to remove excess oil.

2.   Clean the Rotating Mesh Basket after each use.

French fries are not fried evenly

1.  Wrong type of potato being used.

2. Potatoes are not rinsed properly during preparation

1.  Use fresh,firm potatoes.

2.   Use cut sticks and pat dry to remove excess starch.

Fries are not crispy

Raw fries have too much water.

Dry potato sticks properlybefore misting oil.Cut sticks smaller.add a bit more oil.

Door came off

Doorcame of the hinge.

As thedooris slightly open (aboutl in. /2.5 cmfromtheclosed position),align thehinge sothejointsfall into the slots. Then,close thedoor.

Error Codes

DisplayShown

Possible Cause

Solution

E1

Broken circuit of the thermal sensor

Call Customer Service

E2

Short circuit of the thermal sensor

Call Customer Service

Freauently Asked Questions

  1. Can I prepare foods other than fried dishes with my Air Oven?

You can prepare a variety of dishes, including steaks, chops, burgers, and baked goods. See the Air Oven Recipe Guide.

  1. Is the Air Oven good for making or reheating soups and sauces?

Never cook or reheat liquids in the Air Oven.

  1. What do I do if the Unit shuts down while cooking?

As a safety feature, the Air Oven has an Auto Shut-Off device that prevents damage from overheating. Unplug and allow the Unit to cool down. Plug back in and restart with the Power Button.

  1. Does the Unit need time to heat up?

Preheating is needed when you are cooking from a cold start, add 3 mins, to the cook time to compensate.

  1. Is it possible to shut off the Unit at any time?

Press the Power Button once or open the door.

  1. Can I check the food during the cooking process?

You can remove the Rotating Mesh Basket at any time while cooking is in progress. During this time, you can flip the contents on the Air Flow Racks if needed to ensure even cooking. Time and temperature will resume where you left off.

  1. Is the Air Oven dishwasher safe?

Only the accessories are dishwasher safe.

The Unit itself containing the heating coil and electronics should never be submersed in liquid of any kind or cleaned with anything more than a hot, moist cloth or nonabrasive sponge with a small amount of mild detergent.

  1. What happens if the Unit still does not work after I have tried all the troubleshooting suggestions?

Never attempt a home repair.

Contact the manufacturer and follow the procedures set forth by the warranty.

Failure to do so could render your warranty null and void.

  1. Can the door come off?

Yes, it can. Open the door slightly (about 1 in/2.5 cm from the closed position), and gently lift up on the door hinge. The joints will slide out. You may clean the unit and windows more easily. To put the door back on, have the door slightly open as before, then align the hinge, so the joints all into the slots. Then, close the door.