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5.7L Easy Release Multi-Cooker
            User Guide
               CPE210

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Contents
Crock-Pot's Safety Precautions                  1-2
Features of your Express Easy Release           3-4
Before First Use of the Express Easy Release       5
Things to know about your Express Easy Release     6
Using your Express Easy Release                    7
Manual Pressure Cooking                            8
Time Delay Function                                8
Cooking Pot Markings                               9
Pressure Cooking                                   9
Using the Pressure Cooking functions              10
Bobber Valve                                      11
Releasing Pressure at the End of Cooking          12
Slow Cooking                                      13
Using the SLOW COOK Function                      13
Cooking Guide                                     14
Steaming15
Using the STEAM Function                          15
Steaming Chart                                    16
Using the BROWN/SAUTÉ Function                    17
Rice Cooking                                      17
Using the RICE/GRAINS Function                    18
Boiling & Simmering                               19
To Change a Setting                               20
Care & Cleaning                                20-22
Troubleshooting23
Notification Codes                                24
Hints & Tips                                      25
Hints & Tips For Slow Cooking                     25

  Important Instructions - retain for future use
Crock-Pot's Safety Precautions

        SAFETY PRECAUTIONS FOR YOUR MULTI                • Be careful when lifting and removing lid after
        COOKER.                                            cooking. Always tilt the lid away from you as
    •   Do not plug in or switch on the unit without       steam is hot and can result in serious burns.
        having the cooking pan inside the unit.            Never place face over the unit.
    •   Do not operate the unit on an inclined surface   • The pressure cooker operates under
    •   Use your unit well away from walls and             pressure. Incorrect use may result in injury.
        curtains, and don’t use in confined spaces.      • Use handles and oven mitts to move the unit,
    •   Check the pressure and steam release valve         the cooking pan and the lid when hot.
        before use, and if clogged clean as necessary.   • Unplug the unit when not in use and before
    •   Do not operate the unit without food or            cleaning. Allow the unit to cool before putting
        liquid in the cooking pan. Never exceed the        on or taking off parts to clean.
        maximum markings on the inside of the            • Certain foods are not suited for pressure
        cooking pan, or maximum and minimum                cooking as they can foam, froth, splatter and
        quantities stated in the recipes provided.         clog the pressure and steam release valve.
        Some foods expand during cooking, and it           Noodles, macaroni, spaghetti, cranberry,
        may result in developing excess pressure.          apple sauce, rhubarb, split peas, pearl barley,
    •   Place the unit so that the pressure and steam      oatmeal and other cereals should not be
        release valve is positioned away from the          cooked with pressure cook mode.
        body.                                            • Do not immerse the base of the unit in water
    •   Ensure the lid is locked before use. Brown/        or any other liquid.
        Sauté function does not require the lid to be    • Do not use the cooking pan for food storage
        used.                                              or place in the freezer.
    •   Never use any lid except the lid provided with   • To prevent damage to the unit do not use
        your Express Crock.                                alkaline cleaning agents when cleaning, use a
    •   Never place any part of the body including         soft cloth and a mild detergent.
        face, hands and arm over the Steam Release       • Do not operate the unit when placed directly
        Valve. Steam can result in serious burns.          onto a bench top. Place a heat proof mat or
    •   Do not move or cover the unit whilst in            chopping board underneath to protect the
        operation                                          surface.
    •   Do not touch any metal surfaces of the unit      • Avoid spillage on the connector.
        while it is in use as they will be hot.          • The heating element surface is subject to
    •   After pressure cooking, do not open the            residual heating after use.
        lid until the internal pressure has been         • Misuse may potentially cause injury or
        released. If the lid will not turn to unlock,      physical damage to the user.
        this is because there is pressure inside the
        unit. Do not force the lid open.
    •   Do not cook more than 4 cups of dried
        beans/legumes with 8 cups of water.
        Cooking with more beans or water may
        result in the build up of excess pressure.
        Leave for ten minutes after cooking before
        releasing the pressure valve.

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Crock-Pot's Safety Precautions

    Crock-Pot is very safety conscious when            • Do not place an appliance on or near a hot gas
    designing and manufacturing consumer                 flame, electric element or on a heated oven.
    products, but it is essential that the product     • Do not place on top of any other appliance.
    user also exercise care when using an              • Do not let the power cord of an appliance hang
    electrical appliance. Listed below are               over the edge of a table or bench top or touch
    precautions which are essential for the safe         any hot surface.
    use of an electrical appliance:                    • Do not operate any electrical appliance with
•   Read carefully and save all the instructions         a damaged cord or after the appliance has
    provided with an appliance.                          been damaged in any manner. If damage
•   Always turn the power off at the power outlet        is suspected, return the appliance to the
    before you insert or remove a plug. Remove by        nearest Sunbeam Appointed Service Centre for
    grasping the plug - do not pull on the cord.         examination, repair or adjustment.
•   Turn the power off and remove the plug when        • The appliance should be supplied through a
    the appliance is not in use and before cleaning.     residual current device (RCD) having a rated
•   Do not use your appliance with an extension          residual operating current not exceeding 30
    cord unless this cord has been checked and           mA.
    tested by a qualified technician or service        • Do not immerse the appliance in water or any
    person.                                              other liquid unless recommended.
•   Always use your appliance from a power             • Appliances are not intended to be operated by
    outlet of the voltage (A.C. only) marked on the      means of an external timer or separate remote
    appliance.                                           control system.
•   This appliance is not intended for use by          • This appliance is intended to be used in
    persons (including children) with reduced            household and similar applications such
    physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or         as: staff kitchen areas in shops, offices and
    lack of experience and knowledge, unless they        other working environments; farm houses; by
    have been given supervision or instruction           clients in hotels, motels and other residential
    concerning use of the appliance by a person          type environments; bed and breakfast type
    responsible for their safety.                        environments.
•   Children should be supervised to ensure that       • The supply cord should be regularly examined
    they do not play with the appliance.                 for signs of damage and the appliance is not to
•   The temperature of accessible surfaces may be        be used if the cord is damaged.
    high when the appliance is operating.              • Be aware that certain foods, such as
•   Never leave an appliance unattended while            applesauce, cranberries, pearl barley, oatmeal
    in use.                                              or other cereals, split peas, noodles, macaroni,
•   Intended for household countertop use only.          rhubarb, or spaghetti can foam, froth, and
    Keep 15cm clear from the wall and on all             sputter, and clog the pressure release device
    sides. Always use appliance on a dry, stable,        (Steam Release Valve). Recipes using these
    level surface.                                       items must be followed carefully to avoid
•   Do not use an appliance for any purpose other        problems
    than its intended use.

    If you have any concerns regarding the performance and use of your appliance,
    please visit www.crockpot.com or contact the Consumer Service Line.
    Ensure the above safety precautions are understood.

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Features of your Express Easy Release

                                        Lid Handle
              Lid Lock Pin
                                       Lid

                                       Cooking Pot

    Power Cord

           Heating Base
                                       Control Panel

         Steam Release Dial

                                             Bobber Valve

     Steam Release Valve
                                             Condensation
                                             Collector

                                             Power Cord Port

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Features of your Express Easy Release

                         CONTROL PANEL

Display Screen

                                                        Status Bar

                                                        Time Selection
                                                        Buttons

                         UNDERSIDE OF Lid

    Gasket Fixing Ring                       Sealing Gasket
         Bobber Valve                        Steam Release
                                             Valve Cover
                                             Plastic Spoon

                                            Steaming Rack

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Before First Use of the Express Easy Release
    Step 1. Remove Packaging                       Step 5. Lid Assembly
    Ensure all packaging has been removed.         Place Lid upon Multi-Cooker and align
                                                   with . To lock, twist counterclockwise,
    Step 2. Position Machine                       aligning with . To unlock, twist Lid
    Place the Heating Base facing you on a dry,    clockwise and align with .
    level surface.
                                                   Step 6: Sealing Gasket
    Step 3. Wash Parts                             Remove the Lid by turning clockwise to
    Wash the Cooking Pot and Lid and               unlock, aligning with . Remove the
    Condensation Collector in warm water           Sealing Gasket from the Lid and wash the
    using a mild detergent. Dry each part          gasket and the Lid in warm soapy water.
    thoroughly before use.                         Dry the Sealing Gasket and Lid thoroughly
                                                   before reattaching the Sealing Gasket to the
    Step 4. Assembly                               Lid. Ensure the Sealing Gasket is smoothly
    Insert the Power Cord into the Power Cord      and securely in place in the gasket holder.
    Port and insert the Cooking Pot into the       If the Sealing Gasket is not in the correct
    Heating Base.                                  position the Lid will not be able to form a
                                                   seal and will not be able to gain pressure.

                                                                         Open Lid
             Unlocked Lid                   Locked Lid

                                            Figure 2

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Things to know about your Express Easy Release
The Express Easy Release Multi-Cooker has           • The Time Selection Buttons (+ and -) are
been designed with safety in mind and has             used to set the cooking time. To advance
various safety measures.                              slowly, simply press the + or - button and
•	Pressure will not build if the Lid is not shut     release. To advance quickly, press and hold
   correctly and has not sealed.                      the + or - button. If you have passed the
•	Ensure Lid is in the completely locked             desired time, simply press the opposite
   position and the is aligned with .                 arrow button to return to the desired time.
•	Pressure will not build if the Steam Release      Note: The timer can be selected for all
   Valve has not been switched to the Seal “ ”       programs and can be changed at any time
   position.                                         during cooking by pressing START/STOP and
•	Over filling may cause a risk of clogging the     selecting a new function.
   vent pipe and developing excess pressure.
                                                    • The TEMP/PRESSURE button is used
•	The gasket and the valves can be removed           to select desired cooking temperature
   for cleaning. (See page 21).                       or pressure (HIGH or LOW). The Display
•	Once the pressure increases, the Lid cannot        Screen will illuminate TEMP or PRESSURE,
   be opened. Safety sensors ensure the               depending on which setting is being adjusted.
   pressure remains within the set range. Never     • The temperature may only be adjusted on the
   force the Lid open.                                 SLOW COOK, YOGHURT, BOIL, SIMMER, and
•	The Steam Release Dial is located on the            BROWN/SAUTÉ functions (see the Cooking
   front of the Lid, designed to keep the hand         Guide on page 14 for available adjustments).
   away from the Steam Release Valve when           • Each pre-set pressure cooking function
   releasing pressure. The Steam Release Valve         automatically selects the optimum pressure
   is designed to be loose-fitting for proper          for that selection, but it can be manually
   operation. See RELEASING PRESSURE                   selected with the TEMP/PRESSURE button
   Instructions on page 12.                            (see the Cooking Guide on page 14 for
•	The pressure cooking functions require liquid       available adjustments).
   to work. If the inside of the Cooking Pot        • The START/STOP button starts and stops
   does not have enough liquid, an notification        a cooking function. It must be pressed to
   will appear in the Display Screen. See              change from one cooking function to another
   NOTIFICATION CODES chart on page 24.                after cooking has begun.
•	At the end of cooking, the Lid cannot be         • The Display Screen shows how much longer
   unlocked until all the pressure is released.        the food needs to cook from the selected
   This can be done using the Natural Pressure         time in hours and minutes once the Multi-
   Release Method or Quick Pressure Release            Cooker is preheated. While the Multi-Cooker
   Method, explained on page 12.                       is preheating, the display screen will show,
                                                       “HEAT”.
                                                    * The Status Bar tracks the pressurisation
                                                       progress when using a Pressure function,
                                                       and the preheat progress when using a
                                                       Traditional function before cooking begins.

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Using your Express Easy Release
     Note: The Multi-Cooker beeps as each             •	This Multi-Cooker allows you to delay
     button is pressed.                                  the start of your cooking so that cooking
                                                         finishes when you need it. See page 8 for
    •	Add desired ingredients to Cooking Pot.           instructions on the DELAY TIMER function.
       Place Lid on top of Multi-Cooker and align     •	After the set cooking time has elapsed,
          with . To lock, twist counterclockwise,        the Multi-Cooker will beep again and will
       aligning with .                                   automatically switch to the KEEP WARM
    * Turn the Steam Release Dial to the “Seal”          setting. The Display Screen will then
          position if pressure cooking. The Steam        change from the cook time to a new timer
       Release Dial should be open when using            that will count up to 4:00 (4 hours) or until
       the SLOW COOK and YOGHURT functions.              you press the START/STOP button. After
       Do not place the Lid on when using                4 hours in the KEEP WARM setting, the
       BROWN/SAUTÉ, SIMMER, or BOIL.                     Multi-Cooker will turn off.
    •	Plug provided Power Cord into the Power        •	To end a cooking function at any time, press
       Cord Port of the Multi-Cooker.                    the START/STOP button.
    •	Plug other end of the Power Cord into a        •	When finished, unplug the Multi-Cooker
       wall power outlet.                                and wait for it to cool completely before
    •	Select the cooking function you would like        attempting to clean.
       to use.                                         CAUTION: The Cooking Pot and Heating
    •	The START/STOP button and the time on           Base will get very hot while using this Multi-
       the screen will flash.                          Cooker. Do not touch hot surfaces. Always
    •	Select the desired temperature or pressure      use pot holders or oven-mitts when using
       using the TEMP/PRESSURE button, if              this Multi-Cooker. Always lift the Lid by
       applicable. (Please refer to the Cooking        tilting away from you to avoid the steam.
       Guide chart on page 14 for time and
       temperature recommendations.)
    •	Press the START/STOP button. For pressure
       cooking functions, the word “HEAT” will
       appear on the Display Screen during
       preheating time. Once the Multi-Cooker
       is preheating time. Pressurisation and
       preheat progress can be easily tracked
       with the Status Bar under the Display
       Screen. Once the Cooker is pressurised or
       preheated, the selected cooking time will
       appear on the Display Screen.

     Note: For pressure cooking functions,
     13-15 minutes is the approximate average
     pressurisation time. If food content is larger
     or very cold, pressurisation time may take
     slightly longer .

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Manual Pressure Cooking
* If you have a pressure recipe that requires       select MANUAL PRESSURE and adjust the
   a manual setting — or if you simply              pressure and cook time as desired. (See
   want to pressure cook using your own             the Cooking Guide on page 14 to find the
   pressure setting and cook time — then            possible time and pressure adjustments.)

   Time Delay Function
This Multi-Cooker allows you to delay the         •	Press START/STOP button to begin the
start of your cooking so that cooking finishes       delay feature. The timer and DELAY TIMER
when you need it.                                    button will stop flashing, while the START/
                                                     STOP button will continue flashing. This will
 Note: The DELAY TIMER function is not               indicate that the Multi-Cooker has been set
 available on the BROWN/SAUTÉ, KEEP                  on the DELAY TIMER setting. The Display
 WARM, BOIL, SIMMER or YOGHURT                       Screen will countdown the delay time until
 settings.                                           0:00 is reached. When 0:00 is reached,
 Note: Do not use the DELAY TIMER function           the DELAY TIMER light will turn off and
 when the recipe has perishable ingredients          the START/STOP light will stop flashing to
 such as meat, fish, eggs, or dairy, as these        show that time delay has finished. The word
 may spoil.                                          “HEAT” will appear on the display screen
                                                     until the Multi-Cooker is fully pressurised.
•	Adjust the Multi-Cooker settings using the        When the selected pressure has been
   instructions on pages 10-20.                      reached, the timer will start counting down.
•	After setting the cooking time, press the     Example:
   DELAY TIMER button. The DELAY TIMER            It’s 4pm and you want to have a soup cooked
   and START/STOP buttons will flash, and         and ready in 2 hours’ time for dinner at 6pm.
   “0:30” will flash on the Display Screen,       You want to set the machine now so you are
   to indicate the Multi-Cooker is being          free to do other things.
   programmed on the delay setting.               The pre-set function (if unchanged) will cook
•	Press the + and - buttons until you reach      for 30 minutes at HIGH pressure. Time to gain
   the number of hours and minutes you want       pressure varies according to humidity and
   the cooking process to be delayed (i.e., set   water temperature, but let’s assume it takes
   the amount of time you wish to delay the       15 minutes to gain pressure. Therefore total
   cooking cycle). The maximum delay is 4         time is 45 minutes. To have the soup ready
   hours.                                         by 6pm, you will need to delay the start of
                                                  your cooking by approximately 1 hour and 15
                                                  minutes.
                                                  1. Press SOUP
                                                  2. The Display Screen will flash “0:30”
                                                  3. Press the DELAY TIMER button and set for
                                                     “1:15”
                                                  4. Press START/STOP

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Cooking Pot Markings
    Inside the removable Cooking Pot are              Foods that expand
    markings to guide the fill level of the Cooking   during cooking (e.g. rice)
    Pot. The word MAX indicates the maximum           should never go above
    fill line.                                        the 1/2 mark.
    The 1/3, 1/2, and 2/3 markings are handy
    guides to use in your recipes.
                                                       Note: The Multi-Cooker cannot pressure
     CAUTION: Never load the Cooking Pot above         cook without liquid. Ensure a minimum of
     the maximum ingredient level line marked          250ml of liquid is used inside the removable
     MAX on the inside of the Cooking Pot.             Cooking Pot.

       Pressure Cooking
    Pressure cooking is an ideal way to create        Ideal Meals to Pressure Cook: Soups, stocks,
    quick, flavorful meals. Pressure cooking is       casseroles, sauces (e.g. pasta sauces), meat,
    a method of cooking food in liquid (water,        rice, firm vegetables (beetroot, potatoes) and
    stock, wine, etc.) in a sealed Cooking Pot. The   desserts (e.g., pudding).
    sealed Multi-Cooker retains steam and builds      Capacity: Never fill the Cooking Pot above the
    pressure, raising the temperature of the          MAX line. Foods that expand during cooking
    liquid inside the pot above boiling point. The    should never go above the 1/2 mark. The
    increased temperature of the liquid and the       Multi-Cooker cannot pressure cook without
    steam results in reduced cooking times.           liquid. Ensure a minimum of 250ml of liquid is
    HIGH Pressure Setting is 6.5 - 10 PSI (45 - 70    used inside the removable Cooking Pot.
    kPa). It is suitable for a wide range of foods.
                                                       Note: There are 8 functions which use
    LOW Pressure Setting is 3.3 - 6.5 PSI (23 - 45
                                                       pressure to cook. These are Meat/Stew,
    kPa). It is more suited to delicate foods like
                                                       Beans/Chili, Rice/Risotto, Poultry, Dessert,
    chicken fillet, fish and some vegetables.
                                                       Multigrain, Pressure Cook and Steam.
    KEEP WARM Setting: When cooking time is
    completed, the Multi-Cooker automatically          IMPORTANT: Do not cook more than 4
    switches to the KEEP WARM setting to               cups of dried beans/legumes with 8 cups of
    prevent overcooking and to keep your cooked        water. Cooking with more beans or water
    food warm until serving - perfect for busy         than this may result in the build up of excess
    families, those on the run and those who           pressure. Wait at least 10 minutes after
    need flexible meal times. This setting is not      cooking before releasing the pressure valve.
    hot enough to cook and should only be used
    to keep warm, cooked food for serving.
                                                       Caution: Never use the Quick Pressure
                                                       Release Method when cooking foods high
                                                       in liquid content, such as casseroles,
                                                       stocks and soups. See RELEASING
                                                       PRESSURE instructions on pages 12.

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Using the Pressure Cooking functions
Place the Multi-Cooker on a flat, level surface.   •	After the set cooking time has elapsed,
Place Cooking Pot inside Heating Base. Plug           the Multi-Cooker will beep and will
the Multi-Cooker into a wall outlet. The Multi-       automatically switch to the KEEP WARM
Cooker will beep, and the Display Screen will         setting. The Display Screen will therefore
illuminate with four dashes (- - - -).                change from the cook time to a new timer
•	Place your food and liquid inside the             that will count up to 4:00 (4 hours) or until
   removable Cooking Pot.                             you press the START/STOP button. After
•	Place the Lid onto the Multi-Cooker               4 hours in the KEEP WARM setting, the
   and align with . To lock, rotate                   Multi-Cooker will go into stand-by mode,
   counterclockwise to the LOCKED                     and the Display Screen will illuminate with
   position.                                          four dashes (----).
•	Rotate the Steam Release Dial to the “Seal”    TIP:
       position.                                   •	The pressure cooking settings are in the
•	Select the desired cooking function               Cooking Guide table on page 14.
•	Adjust the cooking time and pressure if        •	If the lid is not shut correctly or if the
   necessary.                                         Steam Release Dial is not in the “Seal”
 Note: See the Cooking Guide on page 14               position. The Multi-Cooker cannot gain
 to find the possible time and pressure               pressure and an Notification message will
 adjustments.                                         appear in the Display Screen. Ensure that
                                                      the Sealing Gasket is placed evenly in the
•	Once you have made the desired                    lid. See the Notification Codes chart on
   adjustments, if any, press START/STOP.             page 24.
•	The Multi-Cooker needs to gain pressure        •	It is common for some steam to release
   before pressure cooking can begin. When            through the Bobber Valve during the
   the Multi-Cooker is gaining pressure,              cooking cycle. This is part of normal
   “HEAT” will appear on the Display Screen           operation of the unit.
   and the time will not count down. The
   Status Bar will illuminate to track the          Note: The Multi-Cooker cannot pressure
   pressurisation progress before cooking will      cook without liquid. Ensure a minimum of
   begin. The amount of time the Multi-Cooker       250ml of liquid is used inside the removable
   takes to gain pressure varies according          Cooking Pot.
   to humidity and water temperature,
   but average pressurisation time is 5-30          Caution: During cooking, steam will build
   minutes. When pressure has been reached,         up in the Multi-Cooker, so when lifting the
   “HEAT” will disappear on the Display             lid use an oven glove to protect your hands.
   Screen, and the time will begin to count
                                                    Note: Foam may naturally form when
   down.
                                                    pressure cooking beans or legumes. Add
                                                    a small amount of oil to the water before
                                                    cooking to reduce this.

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Bobber Valve

 When Bobber Valve is in the “UP” position, DO   Bobber Valve is in the “DOWN” position, the
 NOT attempt to open the Lid, as the Multi-      pressure has released (see Figure 3).
 Cooker is still under pressure. When the

                                         Bobber Valve

     Steam Release
       Valve Cover

                                             Figure 3

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Releasing Pressure at the End of Cooking

Natural Pressure Release Method:                     the steam outlet on the top of the valve, as
After cooking cycle is complete, let Multi-          steam is very hot and can scald skin. Use
Cooker naturally release pressure through the        this method with caution when cooking liquid
Bobber Valve. Unit will gradually cool down on       ingredients such as casseroles, soups, stocks,
its own.Wait at least 10 minutes after cooking       beans and pulses. Never use this method
has completed, and then rotate the Steam             when cooking rice, as rice tends to be very
Release Dial to the “Release” position (see          delicate. The pressure has been released
Figure 5). Do not place any part of your hand        when steam is no longer escaping from the
or body over the steam outlet on top of the          valve and the Lid opens freely with minimal
valve, as steam is very hot and can scald skin.      force. Only then is it safe to remove the Lid
The pressure has been released when steam            and serve food.
is no longer escaping from the valve and the
Lid opens freely with minimal force. This can         CAUTION: Do not force the Lid to open. If
take up to 10-20 minutes. Never force the Lid         it does not open easily this means that the
open. Only then is it safe to remove the Lid          Multi-Cooker is still under pressure.
and serve food.
Quick Pressure release method should be
used with caution:                                    CAUTION: During cooking, steam will build
Using a kitchen utensil, gradually flick the tab      up in the Multi-Cooker, so when lifting the
on the Steam Release Valve to the “Release”           Lid use a kitchen glove or mitt to protect
setting (see Figure 4). Steam will release            your hand.
rapidly from the Steam Release Valve. Do
not place any part of your hand or body over

                  Steam Release Dial                 Steam Release Dial “Release”
                “Seal” Valve CLOSED                           Valve OPEN

                                                   Figure 4

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Slow Cooking

 LOW Setting: This is suitable for simmering       food warm until serving - perfect for busy
 and slow cooking. Recommended cooking             families, those on the run and those who
 times in LOW are from 6 to 8 hours.               need flexible meal times. This setting is not
 HIGH Setting: This is for faster cooking.         hot enough to cook and should only be used
 Recommended cooking times in HIGH are             to keep hot, cooked food warm for serving.
 from 2 to 4 hours.                                 Note: When slow cooking, the ideal fill level
 KEEP WARM Setting: When cooking time is            for your ingredients is between the 1/2 and
 completed, the Multi-Cooker automatically          2/3 marks. Never fill the Cooking Pot above
 switches to the KEEP WARM setting to               the MAX line.
 prevent overcooking and to keep your cooked

       Using the SLOW COOK Function

 The SLOW COOK function does not use               4.	Press the SLOW COOK button and adjust
 pressure in the cooking process, but some            the time and temperature as needed.
 pressure can build inside the unit during          Note: See the Cooking Guide on page 14
 cooking. When using this function, ensure          to find the possible time and temperature
 the Steam Release Valve is in the “Release”        adjustments.
 position. This function will cook similarly
 to standard slow cookers, using lower             5.	Press START/STOP. The time will begin to
 temperatures and longer cooking times to             count down.
 achieve tender, flavorful meals.
                                                   6.	After the set cooking time has elapsed,
 Place the Multi-Cooker on a flat, level
                                                      the Multi-Cooker will beep and will
 surface.
                                                      automatically switch to the KEEP WARM
 Place Cooking Pot inside Heating Base. Plug          setting. The Display Screen will therefore
 the Multi-Cooker into a wall outlet. The Multi-
                                                      change from the cook time to a new timer
 Cooker will beep, and the Display Screen will
                                                      that will count up to 4:00 (4 hours) or until
 illuminate with four dashes (- - - -).
                                                      you press the START/STOP button. After
 1.	Place your food and liquid inside the            4 hours in the KEEP WARM setting, the
    removable Cooking Pot.                            Multi-Cooker will turn off.
 2.	Place the Lid onto the Multi-Cooker
    and align with . To lock, rotate                TIP: The SLOW COOK settings are in the
    counterclockwise to the LOCKED                  Cooking Guide on page 14.
    position.
 3. Rotate the Steam Release Dial to the            Caution: During slow cooking, steam may
    “Release” position.                             build up in the Multi-Cooker, so when
                                                    lifting the Lid use a kitchen glove or mitt to
     Note: Although this setting will not use       protect your hand.
     pressure in the cooking process, some
     pressure can build inside the unit during
     cooking. This is why it’s important to keep
     the Steam Release Dial in the “Release”
     position.

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Cooking Guide

 Cooking                                  Pressure     Temperature
                 Default Setting                                       Cook Time Range
 Function                                Adjustments   Adjustments
 BROWN/
             High temp / 30 minutes         N/A         Low-High     5 minutes – 30 minutes
  SAUTÉ
SLOW COOK      High temp / 4 hours          N/A         Low-High     30 minutes – 20 hours
 SIMMER       Low temp / 15 minutes         N/A         Low-High       5 minutes - 4 hours
  BOIL        Low temp / 15 minutes         N/A         Low-High       5 minutes - 4 hours
                                                                     Low: 6 hours - 12 hours
 YOGURT        Low temp / 8 hours           N/A         Low-High
                                                                            High: N/A
 KEEP
              Warm temp / 4 hours           N/A          Warm         30 minutes – 4 hours
 WARM
 MANUAL
            High Pressure / 30 minutes    Low-High        N/A          1 minute - 4 hours
PRESSURE
 MEAT/
            High pressure / 35 minutes    Low-High        N/A         15 minutes – 2 hours
POULTRY
 BEANS/
            High pressure / 20 minutes    Low-High        N/A          1 minute - 4 hours
  CHILI
  SOUP/
            High pressure / 30 minutes    Low-High        N/A         5 minutes – 2 hours
  STEW
  RICE/
            Low pressure / 12 minutes     Low-High        N/A        3 minutes – 30 minutes
 GRAINS
DESSERT     Low pressure / 10 minutes     Low-High        N/A         5 minutes – 2 hours
 STEAM      High pressure / 10 minutes    Low-High        N/A          1 minute – 1 hour

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Steaming

 The STEAM function is perfect for gently          Capacity:
 steaming fish and vegetables. It is               When the Multi-Cooker is used with the
 pre-programmed to use the HIGH pressure           STEAM function, the maximum capacity of
 cooking setting. When steaming, use the           liquid should be just under the rack wires, so
 Steaming Rack.                                    that the liquid is not touching the food.
                                                    Note: The unit cannot pressure cook without
                                                    liquid. Ensure a minimum of 250ml of liquid
                                                    is used inside the removable Cooking Pot.

     Using the STEAM Function

 • Place the Multi-Cooker on a flat, level            and the time will not count down. The
    surface.                                          Status Bar will illuminate to track the
 • Place Cooking Pot inside Heating Base.             pressurisation progress cooking will begin.
    Plug the Multi-Cooker into a wall outlet.         When pressure has been reached, “HEAT”
    The Multi-Cooker will beep, and the Display       will disappear on the Display Screen, and
    Screen will illuminate with four dashes (- -      the time will begin to count down.
    - -).                                          •	After the set cooking time has elapsed,
 •	Add 250ml of water to the bottom of the          the Multi-Cooker will beep and will
    removable Cooking Pot and insert the              automatically switch to the KEEP WARM
    cooking rack. Ensure water is just under          setting. The Display Screen will therefore
    the wires of the rack so that food is not         change from the cook time to a new timer
    touching water.                                   that will count up to 4:00 (4 hours) or until
 •	Place your food on the cooking rack.             you press the START/STOP button. After
 •	Place the Lid on and lock by rotating            4 hours in the KEEP WARM setting, the
    counterclockwise to the LOCKED                    Multi-Cooker will turn off.
    position.                                       TIP: See the Steaming Chart on page 16.
 •	Using the finger tab, flick the Steam
    Release Valve to the “Seal” position.           CAUTION: During cooking, steam will build
 •	Press the STEAM button and adjust the          up in the Multi-Cooker, so when lifting the
    time and pressure as needed.                    Lid use a kitchen glove or mitt to protect
    Note: See the Cooking Guide on page 14          your hand.
    to find the possible time and pressure
    adjustments.
 •	Once you have made the desired
    adjustments, if any, press START/STOP.
 •	The Multi-Cooker needs to gain pressure
    before pressure cooking can begin. When
    the Multi-Cooker is gaining pressure,
    “HEAT” will appear on the Display Screen

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Steaming Chart

          Food            Amount        Amount of                 Pre-prep             Cooking
                                         water                                          Time,
                                                                                       minutes
Asparagus                   250g         400ml      trim woody ends                       2
Broccoli                    300g         400ml      trim stalks                           2
Brussel Sprouts             400g         400ml      peel outer leaves, leave whole        4
Butternut Squash         1 whole,        400ml      cut in half, remove seeds, slice      7
                         900g-1kg                   into 6
Carrots                     500g         400ml      sliced into 1 cm rounds               5
Carrots and Swede           600g         400ml      peel and cut into similar sized       6
                                                    pieces
Cauliflower                 500g         400ml      cut into 5cm florets                  3
Corn on the Cob              2           400ml      remove any outer leaves               3
Frozen Chunky               500g         400ml      cook from frozen                      3
Vegetables
Green cabbage             1 whole        400ml      cut into quarters                     4
Leeks                       500g         400ml      trim ends and cut into 2 cm           4
                                                    rounds
New Potatoes                750g         400ml      leave whole                           8
Sweet Potatoes           900g - 1kg      400ml      peel and cut into large chunks        5
White potatoes, ideal    900g - 1kg      400ml      peel and cut into large chunks        9
for mash
Basmati Rice            400g (2 cups)    600ml      rinse rice before use                 6
Brown Rice              400g (2 cups)    400ml      rinse rice before use                22
Eggs                         6           400ml      whole in shell                        7
Chicken fillet           2-4 fillets     400ml      season before cooking                 8
Salmon fillet            2-4 fillets     400ml      season before cooking                 3

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Using the BROWN/SAUTÉ Function

 This setting does not cook under pressure. It       BROWN/SAUTÉ can be used for each of the
 works similarly to standard cooking, requiring      following:
 dry heat, and therefore does not need the Lid.      A.	Brown (sear) meats for casseroles and
     Important: Do not use the Lid with this            soups. Browning meat prior to pressure
     function.                                          cooking and slow cooking not only gives
                                                        your food great color, but it also seals in
 Place the Multi-Cooker on a flat, level                the juices and flavors and keeps the meat
 surface.                                               tender.
 Place Cooking Pot inside Heating Base. Plug         B.	Sauté onions or mirepoix (mixture of
 the Multi-Cooker into a wall outlet. The Multi-        chopped onion, carrot, and celery), among
 Cooker will beep, and the Display Screen will          many other foods, often used in pressure
 illuminate with four dashes (- - - -).                 cooker and slow cooker recipes. Sautéing
 •	Select the BROWN/SAUTÉ function                    onions allows caramelization which
     and adjust the time and temperature if             contributes to flavor and color in the end
     necessary, using the + and - buttons.              dish.
 •	Press START/STOP.                               Capacity:
 •	When the Multi-Cooker is pre-heating,           When the Multi-Cooker is used to brown or
     “HEAT” will appear on the Display Screen.       sauté it may be best to cook in batches to
     The Status Bar will illuminate to track the     ensure the food is evenly cooked.
     pressurisation progress cooking will begin.
     When the temperature has been reached,
     the timer will start counting down. Using
     plastic tongs, carefully add your food to the
     hot pot.

       Rice Cooking

 When cooking rice, use the RICE/GRAINS              Capacity:
 function. This is suitable for all types of rice,   Since rice expands during cooking, do not fill
 including white and/or brown rice.                  Cooking Pot above the 1/2 mark when using
 The RICE/GRAINS function cooks under                the RICE/GRAINS function.
 pressure for faster cooking.

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Using the RICE/GRAINS Function
Place the Multi-Cooker on a flat, level           •	The Multi-Cooker needs to gain pressure
surface.                                             before pressure cooking can begin. When
Place Cooking Pot inside Heating Base. Plug          the Multi-Cooker is gaining pressure,
the Multi-Cooker into a wall outlet. The Multi-      “HEAT” will appear on the Display Screen
Cooker will beep, and the Display Screen will        and the time will not count down. The
illuminate with four dashes (- - - -).               Status Bar will illuminate to track the
•	Measure the desired quantity of rice.            pressurisation progress cooking will begin.
                                                     When pressure has been reached, “HEAT”
 Note: 1 cup uncooked white rice = 2 cups
 of cooked white rice (approximately). 1 cup         will disappear on the Display Screen, and
 uncooked brown rice = 2 cups cooked brown           the time will begin to count down.
 rice (approximately).                            •	After the set cooking time has elapsed,
                                                     the Multi-Cooker will beep and will
•	Place the measured rice in a strainer            automatically switch to the KEEP WARM
   and wash rice thoroughly under cold               setting. The Display Screen will therefore
   water. Wash until the water runs clear.           change from the cook time to a new timer
   This removes excess starch which helps            that will count up to 4:00 (4 hours) or until
   to achieve fluffier rice, and prevents rice       you press the START/STOP button. After
   grains sticking to the Cooking Pot. Rinsing       4 hours in the KEEP WARM setting, the
   the rice reduces the build-up of starchy          Multi-Cooker will turn off.
   water and bubbles that sometimes form           Note: Do not keep rice in the pot for
   around the Valve Cover and Lid, which can       extended periods of time on the KEEP
   cause spitting from the Steam Release           WARM setting, as the rice will become dry
   Valve.                                          and the quality will deteriorate. Use the
•	Ensure the Cooking Pot is clean and dry        supplied plastic spoon to stir and serve the
   before placing it inside the Heating Base.      rice. Do not use metal utensils, as these will
•	Place the washed rice in the Cooking Pot.      scratch the non-stick coating.
   Add the quantity of water needed for your       Note: As rice grains can be delicate, at
   recipe (Standard ratio -- 1 cup of uncooked     the end of cooking wait until the pressure
   rice : 1.5 cups of water). Ensure that a        releases naturally. Do not use the Quick
   minimum of 250ml of liquid is placed            Pressure Release Method (see page 10
   inside the removable Cooking Pot.               for instructions on the Natural Pressure
•	Place the Lid on and lock by rotating          Release Method).
   counterclockwise to the LOCKED
                                                   Note: Standard ratio for cooking rice -- 1
   position.                                       cup of uncooked rice : 1.5 cups of water.
•	Rotate the Steam Release Dial to the "Seal"
      position.                                    Caution: During cooking, steam will build
•	Press the RICE/GAINS button and adjust         up in the Multi-Cooker, so when lifting the
   the time and pressure as needed.                Lid use a kitchen glove or mitt to protect
 Note: See the Cooking Guide on page 14            your hand.
 to find the possible time and pressure
 adjustments.

•	Once you have made the desired
   adjustments, if any, press START/STOP.

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Boiling & Simmering
 The settings BOIL and SIMMER do not cook under pressure. They work similarly to standard
 cooking, requiring dry heat, and therefore do not need the Lid.
 Do not use the Lid with these functions.

 BOIL
 The BOIL function is perfect for preparing meals like pasta and poached eggs.
 LOW setting: This is suitable for boiling low volumes of food, such as from the bottom of the
 Cooking Pot to the 1/3 mark.
 HIGH setting: This is suitable for boiling higher volumes of food, such as between the 1/3 to 1/2
 marks. Do not fill the Cooking Pot above the 1/2 mark when using the BOIL function on HIGH
 temperature.

 SIMMER
 Thicken sauces and make gravies at the end of cooking using the SIMMER function.
 LOW setting: This is suitable for simmering low volumes of food, such as between the bottom of
 the Cooking Pot and the 1/3 mark.
 HIGH setting: This is suitable for simmering higher volumes of food, such as between the 1/3
 and 1/2 marks in the Cooking Pot.

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To Change a Setting
It’s easy to switch functions during cooking.     To Change the Temperature and Pressure
Press the START/STOP button and then select       You can change the temperature or pressure
the new desired cooking function. A new           on certain pre-set functions before cooking
timer will flash on the Display Screen, and the   begins by pressing the TEMP/PRESSURE
selected function will also flash. Select the     button before pressing START/STOP. The
desired time, pressure, and/or temperature.       Display Screen will illuminate TEMP or
Press the START/STOP button and the new           PRESSURE, depending on which setting is
function will begin preheating.                   being adjusted. The temperature may only be
To Change the Cooking Time                        adjusted on the SLOW COOK, YOGURT, BOIL,
You can change the cooking time before            SIMMER, and BROWN/SAUTÉ functions (see
cooking begins by pressing the + and -            the Cooking Guide on page 14 for available
buttons before pressing START/STOP. Press         adjustments).
and release to change slowly. Press and hold
to change time quickly. If you pass the desired
temperature or time, press the opposite
button.

   Care & Cleaning

Cleaning should only be carried out when the      Cooking Pot
Express Easy Release Multi-Cooker is cool         When removing the Cooking Pot from the
and unplugged. Allow the Multi-Cooker to          Heating Base, always use two hands and lift
completely cool before cleaning. Do not use       directly upward. Failure to do so may result in
the removable Cooking Pot on the stovetop,        scratching the outside of the Cooking Pot (see
inside a microwave oven or inside an oven.        figure 5).
Use the pot only inside the Express Easy
Release Multi-Cooker Heating Base. Wash
the Sealing Gasket and Lid by hand in warm,
soapy water. Dry all parts thoroughly.

                                           Figure 5

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Care & Cleaning
 If food sticks or burns to the surface of the          Condensation Collector
 Cooking Pot, then fill it with hot soapy water         Empty any collected water from the
 and let it soak before cleaning. Use a rubber          Condensation Collector after each use. Wash
 or nylon spatula to remove stubborn residue.           in warm, soapy water.
 If scouring is necessary, use a non-abrasive           Lid and Sealing Gasket
 cleaner and a nylon scouring pad or brush.             Always examine the gasket before each use.
 Hand wash the Cooking Pot with mild                    The silicon Sealing Gasket on the inside of
 detergent in warm water to protect the inner           your Multi-Cooker Lid may deteriorate over
 coating.                                               time. Remove Sealing Gasket for cleaning as
                                                        needed. Hand clean using warm, soapy water,
     Note: Cooking Pot is dishwasher safe
                                                        dry thoroughly, and replace Sealing Gasket
     however the outer aluminium finish may
                                                        in Lid before use. Leave the Lid upturned
     discolour over time. This will not affect
                                                        for storage, as this will also extend the life
     cooking performance.
                                                        of the gasket. Sealing Gasket may need to
     If white spots form on surface of Cooking          be replaced every 1 – 2 years depending on
     Pot, then soak it in a solution of vinegar or      regular use. Contact Crock-Pot® customer
     lemon juice and warm water for 30 minutes.         service to order replacement parts.
     Rinse and dry.                                     Steam Release Valve
                                                        Ensure the Steam Release Valve is clear
     Note: Never use metal utensils or cleaning         from debris before you begin using the Multi-
     devices on the Cooking Pot, as this may            Cooker. Remove the valve and gently clean.
     result in scratching and damaging the              Ensure it is completely dry before replacing.
     non-stick coating.
                                                        Steam Release Valve Cover
 Exterior                                               The Steam Release Valve Cover is on the
 Wipe the exterior of the Heating Base with a           underside of the Lid. Ensure it is clear from
 damp cloth and polish dry. DO NOT use harsh            debris before you begin using the Multi-
 abrasives, scourers or chemicals, as these             Cooker. To clean, carefully pull the cover off
 will damage the surfaces. To prevent damage            and clean using warm, soapy water. Press
 to the Multi-Cooker do not use alkaline                the cover back into its place after cleaning is
 cleaning agents when cleaning. Only use a              complete.
 soft cloth and mild detergent. Never immerse
 the heating base in water or any other liquid.
                                                     Bobber Valve

           Steam Release
             Valve Cover

                                                      Figure 6

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Care & Cleaning
Bobber Valve                                    Note: Condensation may collect inside the
Gently press the valve up and down 2-3 times    Heating Base under the removable Cooking
and ensure it is clear from debris before you   Pot. This is normal. Allow to cool, and then
begin using the Multi-Cooker.                   dry using kitchen cloth.
Lid Lock Pin
Gently press the pin and ensure it is clear     Note: Always make sure that each
from debris before you begin using the Multi-   component (pot, valves, gasket, etc.) is
Cooker.                                         completely dry before you put back into the
                                                Multi-Cooker.

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Troubleshooting

           Subject         Question                                     Solution
     Power           My Multi-Cooker will     Make sure outlet is functioning properly
                     not turn on
                                              Check that the Multi-Cooker is plugged in
                                              Call Customer Service on 1300 881 861 (Aus), 0800 786 232
                                              (NZ)
     Doneness of     My food was              Make sure you selected the proper cooking setting
     food            undercooked
                                              Make sure the Lid is properly placed and locked, and that
                                              Steam Release Valve in “Seal” position.
                                              Check the recipe to see that the proper pressure,
                                              temperature, and time selection were made
                                              Be sure the power was not interrupted
                                              Make sure the Cooking Pot has enough liquid to create
                                              desired steam and build pressure. Minimum of 250ml of
                                              liquid should be used when pressure cooking. Never fill over
                                              the “MAX” line.
                     My food was              Make sure the Cooking Pot was at least ½ full
                     overcooked
                                              Check that the proper pressure, temperature, and time
                                              were selected
     Programming     Can I set a time for     Because sautéing is a function that generally requires your
                     the Brown/Sauté          full attention this may not be necessary. However, if desired
                     program?                 a time can be selected.
                     Can I change the         Yes, to change the cooking function, press START/STOP
                     cooking function,        and select a new cooking function. Change the time and
                     time or temperature      temperature as required for the food. Press START/STOP
                     once the food is         again. The time and temperature can be changed at any
                     cooking?                 time.
     Cooking         Can the Cooking Pot      The Cooking Pot and Lid are not oven safe. Neither can be
                     and Lid be used on       used on the stove or in the oven.
                     top of the stove or in
                     the oven?
                     I stopped the cooking    If a cooking cycle is stopped and a new one is started, the
                     process and changed      Multi-Cooker may display “HEAt” until the new pressure is
                     pressure settings,       achieved.
                     and now the Multi-
                     Cooker is preheating
                     again.
     Steam           Steam is leaking out     • It is normal for a small amount of steam to come out of
                     of the Multi-Cooker        the Bobber Valve before the Multi-Cooker is pressurised.
                                              • If steam is coming out from the perimeter of the Lid, the
                                                Lid has not been closed and locked completely or too
                                                much water has been added to the cooking pot.
     Lid             I am having trouble      There is a safety feature to keep Lid from being removed
                     removing the Lid.        while the Multi-Cooker is under pressure. Please make sure
                                              to de-pressurize the unit by rotating the Steam Release
                                              Valve into the “Release” position. Refer to Releasing
                                              Pressure section for further instructions.

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Notification Codes

       Error                                           Solution

“CLOSE LID”      Ensure that the Lid is closed completely and in the LOCKED          position,
blinking light   aligning with .
Display “E1”     The Multi-Cooker will stop the cooking cycle. Unplug Multi-Cooker and
                 contact service center.
Display “E2”     The Multi-Cooker will stop the cooking cycle. Unplug Multi-Cooker and
                 contact service center.
Display “E3”     If you receive this code while using one of the pressure cooking settings, then
                 the Lid probably did not close or seal correctly. To resolve, follow the steps
                 below:
                 1. Rotate the Steam Release Dial to the “Release” position and wait for the
                    unit to de-pressurize.
                 2. Take off the Lid and look underneath to make sure the Sealing Gasket (large
                    rubber ring) is properly secured to the underside of the Lid.
                 3. If your recipe looks like it may need more liquid now that you have released
                    some of the steam after removing the Lid, then add more, stir your
                    ingredients, and reattach the Lid, making sure the Steam Release Dial is in
                    the “Seal” position.
                 4. Unplug the unit for at least 5 seconds, and then re-plug it in and re-
                    program your cook settings to begin cooking.
Display “E5”     This code appears when either the Lid or Steam Release Dial is being used
                 incorrectly for a non-pressure cook setting. Please note that the Lid should
                 never be used when using the Brown/SAUTÉ, Simmer or Boil settings. When
                 using the Lid during the Slow Cook or Yogurt settings, the Steam Release
                 Dial must be turned to the open or “Release” position. If you receive the E5
                 Notification during any of these situations, then simply remove the Lid while
                 using Brown/SAUTÉ, Sauté, Boil, and Simmer, or correctly position Steam
                 Release Dial to “Release” while using SLOW COOK or Yogurt, and then
                 unplug the unit for at least 5 seconds, re-plug it in and re-program your cook
                 settings to begin cooking.
Display “E6”     If you receive this code while cooking, it means that the Crock-Pot® Express
                 Easy Release Pressure Cooker was unable to generate enough steam to
                 pressurize completely. To resolve, follow the steps below:
                 1. Make sure that the Steam Release Dial is turned to the closed or “Seal”
                         position. If it was not in the correct position, then rotate it to the correct
                    position and jump to step 3 below.
                 2. If the Steam Release Dial was in the correct position, then turn it to the
                    “Release” position and wait for the unit to de-pressurize. Then remove the
                    Lid and look underneath it to make sure the Sealing Gasket (large rubber
                    ring) is properly secured to the underside of the Lid.
                 3. Add another cup of liquid (water, broth, etc) to the cooking pot, stir your
                    ingredients, and reattach the Lid, making sure the Steam Release Dial is in
                    the “Seal” position.
                 4. Unplug the unit for at least 5 seconds, and then re-plug it in and re-
                    program your cook settings to begin cooking.

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Hints & Tips
 With your Express Easy Release Multi-Cooker             •	The Cooking Pot is designed to be used
 you can create a large variety of delicious                only in this Multi-Cooker. Do not use on
 meals, snacks and desserts. Various foods                  stovetop, in microwave, or in oven.
 take different times to cook perfectly, so              •	The provided Steaming Rack is designed to
 sometimes it may take some trial and error to              be used in this Multi-Cooker. It should not
 get the cooking times right for you.                       damage the surface of the Cooking Pot.
 •	Please refer to your Express Easy Release            •	When removing the Lid, use a pot holder
    user guide when using your Multi-Cooker.                to grasp the Lid Handle and lift away from
 •	Never fill the Cooking Pot past the MAX line.           your body to allow steam to escape.
 •	Do not leave Multi-Cooker plugged in when            •	Always place a trivet or pot holder under
    not in use.                                             the Cooking Pot if it is removed from the
 •	Make sure Multi-Cooker is kept away from                Heating Base.
    cabinets and walls when in use.

       Hints & Tips For Slow Cooking
 •	If you are slow cooking, you can use the             •	When using the SLOW COOK function, the
    BROWN/SAUTÉ function first, which allows                Multi-Cooker does not recover lost heat
    you to sear meats and vegetables at the                 quickly, so only lift the Lid if necessary or
    beginning but also allows you to thicken                if instructed to do so in the recipe. It’s a
    sauces and make gravies at the end.                     good idea to monitor your slow cooking
    Browning meat prior to slow cooking not                 results throughout the cooking cycle by
    only gives your food great color, but it also           quickly removing the Lid and checking, then
    seals in the juices and flavors and keeps               quickly replacing the Lid. Different cuts and
    the meat tender.                                        thickness of meats and vegetables can vary
 •	To thicken a casserole at the end of                    cooking times.
    cooking, use the BROWN/SAUTÉ function                •	When using the SLOW COOK function, make
    and stir a small amount of corn flour                   sure the Steam Release Valve is in the
    with water. Allow to simmer, stirring until             “Release” position.
    thickened.                                           •	Slow Cooking reduces evaporation,
 •	It is not uncommon for meat to cook faster              resulting in the flavors and juices being
    than root vegetables. It is for this reason             maintained. Keep this in mind when
    that we recommend chopping all vegetables               creating your own recipes, as you may not
    to a similar small size. Meat can be cut into           require as much liquid as you would when
    larger chunks because if it is cut too small,           using other cooking methods, such as
    it will break up once cooked and tenderized.            pressure cooking.

     Temperature   Temperature Suggestions                            Recipes Ideas
     High          Use this setting for recipes that require          Ideal for sauces, chili, potato dishes,
                   shorter cooking times, generally 4-6 hours.        cheese dishes, chicken wings and
                                                                      meatballs in sauce
     Low           Use this setting for recipes that require longer   Ideal for less tender cuts of meat,
                   cook times. This setting is used for recipes       braised meats, dried beans, soups
                   that usually require cooking for more than 8       and stews
                   hours. Perfect for less tender cuts of meats.

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Need help with your appliance?
Contact our Customer Care Team or
visit our website for information and tips
on getting the most from your appliance.

AUSTRALIA
Visit: www.crockpot.com.au
Phone: 1300 881 861
Mail:  Units 5 & 6, 13 Lord Street,
       Botany NSW 2019

NEW ZEALAND
Visit: www.crockpot.co.nz
Phone: 0800 786 232
Mail:  Level 6, Building 5, Central Park,
       660–670 Great South Road,
       Greenlane, Auckland

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