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Defrost Food in a Convection Steam Oven (Touch Control)


  • Can the Convection Steam Oven (CSO) defrost food?
  • What mode should be used to defrost meat in a CSO starting with serial #13543126?
  • How to defrost food with the touch control CSO


This information is for newer CSO models with touch controls. For older CSO models with a knob, refer to Defrost Food in a Convection Steam Oven (Knob Control).

The Steam Mode is great for defrosting frozen foods. Using a low steam temperature of 90°F, the Steam Mode provides the ideal way to defrost foods quickly, easily, and with better results than a microwave.

  • Use the Convection Steam Oven to defrost any food you would defrost in a microwave.

Both wire racks may be used, and the solid pan should be used to catch any drips from the foods as they defrost.

  1. Remove any packaging from food.
  2. Place the frozen foods on the wire racks set on position 2 and 3.
  3. Place the solid steam oven pan on rack position 1.
  4. Turn the oven to Steam Mode at 90°.
  5. Check foods after 15 minutes. Continue defrosting if necessary.

Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.


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