Red Lobster biscuits are almost unparalleled when it comes to just how delicious they are. These little cheddar biscuits are the perfect blend of soft, crispy, well-seasoned, and of course, cheesy!
If you went to Red Lobster any time recently, you probably asked for an extra basket of biscuits and a to-go box. We don’t blame you! Here’s how to revive your biscuits and get them hot and ready to eat.
To heat your biscuit to perfection, wrap each one in a damp paper towel and place them on a microwave-safe plate. Heat the biscuits in the microwave, starting with 30 seconds, and then continue heating 15 seconds at a time until it reaches the desired temperature.
Reheating in a Microwave
The fastest, easiest way to reheat your Red Lobster biscuit is probably to use the microwave. This is one of the rarer food items that reheats well in the microwave, so take advantage of that extra saved time and energy! To heat well, follow the steps below.
- First, wrap your Red Lobster biscuit in a damp paper towel. The paper towel should be moist, but not dripping. It is there to keep in and add more moisture.
- Next, place your biscuit on a microwave-safe plate for heating. If you have multiple, make sure they are spaced out about 1 inch for even heating.
- Last, microwave the biscuit for about 30 seconds. If your biscuit is still not warm, heat for an additional 15 seconds. You may need to re-dampen the paper towel.
What to Expect
Microwaving a Red Lobster returns it almost to its original state. It isn’t perfect, but it tastes pretty darn great. Plus, microwaving is by far the quickest and simplest way to heat them up, and let’s be honest, no one can wait too long to taste one of those biscuits.
Reheating in an Oven
Reheating your biscuit in an oven is another great way to restore the flavor and warmth it once had, but it will take you a bit more time. If you’re just heating one biscuit, this may be a bit overkill. Follow the steps below if you’re trying to reheat several biscuits.
- First, preheat the oven to 325° Fahrenheit to prepare for the biscuits. For added crispiness, heat to 350°.
- Next, place biscuits on a lined baking sheet about 1 inch apart. The baking sheet can be lined with aluminum foil or with parchment paper.
- After the biscuits are on the tray, butter them. If you are in need of some added flavor, you can mix a little garlic powder and butter to spread. Don’t have any? No worries, there are plenty of Substitutes for Garlic Powder.
- Once buttered, pop the biscuits in the oven for 6-8 minutes or until they are golden.
- If your Red Lobster biscuits have been frozen, double the bake time.
What to Expect
Biscuits heated in the oven will generally be crispier on the outside and softer in the middle. It’s a great way to restore the biscuit to its former glory – especially with the addition of garlic butter.
One important thing to remember is that the oven is the best way to reheat frozen Red Lobster biscuits, and any time you are doing so, you need to double the bake time.
If you’re wondering “Can you freeze Red Lobster biscuits?”, the answer is yes! It keeps them fresh for longer and isn’t too difficult to heat up.
Reheating in an Air Fryer
The air fryer is another quick and easy way to reheat biscuits. It is fast, efficient, and crisps your biscuits to perfection! Follow the instructions below for heating methods.
- First, wrap each biscuit individually in aluminum foil. This will ensure that the heat is absorbed without losing any moisture. If you’re worried about moisture, you can wrap the biscuit in a damp paper towel and then aluminum foil.
- Then, place the wrapped biscuit in the tray and heat for about 5 minutes. This seems to be the perfect heating time, but if you need more, heat for another 1-2 minutes.
- Last, remove the wrapping and eat while fresh. If it sits for a long while, it will harden up and become inedible.
What to Expect
Air fryers are fast and efficient. However, if you heat the biscuit and do not eat it right away, it will harden up. Make sure to eat it quickly after you’ve fried it.
How to Store Red Lobster Biscuits
There are several ways to store Red Lobster biscuits that will help keep them fresh for days (or even months!) after you brought them home in their little to-go box.
The first method is to refrigerate the biscuits. Choosing this option will prolong the shelf life for up to 4 days. After that, they will be stale. Make sure to place the biscuits in an airtight container with a damp paper towel for optimum quality.
Another method to store your biscuits is to freeze them for later. To do so, you’ll first wrap each biscuit in a damp paper towel and then in aluminum foil. Freeze the biscuits and keep them frozen until reheating. When you decide to reheat the Red Lobster biscuits, follow the instructions in the sections above but double the cooking time.
What to Expect
Leaving the biscuits on the counter in a container or sealed bag will only keep them fresh for 1 or maybe 2 days tops. Refrigerating them is perfect if you want to extend that time to 3 or 4 days and still maintain the integrity of the biscuit.
Freezing your biscuits will alter the flavor, so you’ll want to make sure to add butter and maybe garlic at the time of heating. Still, they will taste great and are an awesome treat that you can keep in the fridge for up to 6 months.
Reheating Red Lobster biscuits is, in large part, very simple. Some of Red Lobster’s other dishes may be difficult to reheat, leaving you wondering How to Reheat Crab or their shrimp. Though not much from the restaurant heats up well, these biscuits do, and you can count on them any day.
The main thing to remember is that the microwave is perfectly fine to use for these biscuits and takes much less time out of your day. If you want to keep them fresh, store them well, heat them with moisture added, and spread garlic butter sauce over them for a boost in flavor. Happy heating!