How To Reheat Frozen Quiche

Reheat Frozen Quiche

There are several ways to reheat both refrigerated and frozen quiche. While most of these methods work, the oven, toaster oven and microwave are the most popular. However, the microwave method will not produce the same results as heating in the oven or toaster oven. If you have a bit of time to spare, the oven method is the best, especially if you want to heat up quiche Lorraine because this type of quiche is packed with bacon that you don’t want to ruin it in the microwave. The amount of time to heat up quiche is about 15 to 30 minutes depending on how frozen your quiche is. If your quiche is frozen heating it up with any of the methods below will take a little longer.

You can cook your quiche in the oven ahead of time and pop your quiche in the refrigerator or freezer, then warm it up when you’re ready to serve it. In order to warm up frozen quiche, whether it is leftover or homemade the methods below will describe how you can warm up your dish.

The Oven Method To Reheat Frozen Quiche

The oven method is by far one of the best methods for reheating leftover quiche or other types of meals. The oven helps to retain the flavour of your quiche, and it also preserves the texture of the delicate crust.  The oven is the go-to method for keeping the eggs fluffy and crust flaky. Make sure that you allow 20 to 35 minutes for your frozen quiche to warm up quickly. Simply follow these steps to reheat the leftover quiche in the oven.

  1. Preheat your oven to about 350°F.
  2. Take your quiche out of the freezer,
  3. Let it sit outside to thaw,
  4. Place your frozen quiche on a baking sheet and cover the crust with aluminium foil,
  5. Warm the quiche in the oven for about 20 to 35 minutes, depending on the strength of your oven.
  6. Allow the quiche to sit for about 15 minutes before removing the foil.
  7. Every oven is different, so your safest bet is to check the internal temp of your oven and take out your quiche once it reaches at least 165 degree Fahrenheit.
  8. Take your quiche out of the oven, let it cool, and garnish it with your favourite herbs, and serve when ready,

While this method for reheating frozen quiche is similar to warming up a refrigerated quiche, the amount of time the quiche needs to stay in the oven is much longer. You only need 15 to 20 minutes to warm up refrigerated quiche but when it comes to frozen quiche you need to be patient.

The Toaster Oven Method

Another effective way to reheat frozen quiche is in the toaster oven. If you do not have a large oven you can still effectively make use of a toaster oven to warm up your dish. Using a toaster oven to reheat quiche is like using a regular oven. Your crust will remain flaky, and your meal will not lose its taste and texture. Also, reheating quiche with a toaster oven takes a similar amount of time.

Simply Follow these Steps to reheat your Quiche in the toaster oven,

  1. Preheat your toaster oven to about 350°F.
  2. Take your quiche out of the freezer,
  3. Let is sit outside for sometime to thaw,
  4. Place your frozen quiche on a baking sheet and cover the crust with aluminium foil,
  5. Warm the quiche in the toaster oven for about 20 to 35 minutes, depending on the strength of your oven.
  6. Allow the quiche to sit for about 15 minutes before removing the foil.
  7. Every toaster oven is different, so you must check the internal temp of your oven and take out your quiche once it reaches at least 165 degree Fahrenheit.
  8. Take your quiche out of the oven, let it cool, garnish it with your favourite herbs, and serve when ready,

The Microwave Method To Reheat Frozen Quiche

You can also make use of the microwave to warm up your quiche. However, the microwave method is not the most effective way to warm up your leftover frozen quiche, but it does work. When reheating your quiche in the microwave you need to do it right otherwise your meal will become rubbery. With the right steps, you can retain some moisture and flavour. Follow these steps to reheat your frozen quiche in the microwave.

  1. Take your quiche out of the fridge and let it get to room temperature. You should set aside enough time for your quiche to thaw properly.
  2. Set your microwave to a maximum of 50 percent power in order to minimize avoid your eggs getting overcooked and losing their fluffy texture.
  3. Place your leftover frozen quiche on a microwave-safe dish and warm up for about 5 to 10  minutes.
  4. If your quiche has not reached your desired temperature after 5 to 10 minutes, heat in 30-second intervals to avoid overheating.
  5. Take your quiche out of the microwave, and enhance your quiche with your favourite herbs or side salad, and serve when ready.

How to Properly Store Quiche

Quiche is a dish that warms up quite well, especially if you follow the steps mentioned above. If you want to keep your quiche fresh and ready to be warmed up, proper storage is crucial. There are two effective ways to store quiche if you want to keep it longer than a day. You can chill it in the fridge or frozen in the freezer.

  • To store quiche in the fridge, let it cool down to room temperature after baking it and wrap it tightly in a plastic wrap.
  • You can also use aluminium foil, plus plastic wrap to keep any unwanted moisture out.
  • Storing a whole quiche in the fridge is a ideal if you know you will be having guests over soon,
  • You can then simply take it out of the refrigerator, unwrap it, and warm it up using any of the methods mentioned above.
  • For leftover slices, you can put each slice in a resealable plastic bag.
  • Chilled quiche, whether whole or in slices, will last 3 to 4 days.
  • It also better to store your quiche frozen,
  • Wrap it the same way as you would for chilling and then place it in a freezer-safe container for extra protection.
  • Frozen quiche can last up to 3 months when frozen, but it loses its flavour after a month and the eggs might become rubbery

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