Prime Rib - It's Easier Than You Think

Prime Rib - It's Easier Than You Think

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KLEVEAR 2

"When I first tried cooking prime rib, I was nervous; it cost a lot of money, and I didn't want to ruin it. Well it turns out prime rib is easy but it is essential that you have a good thermometer. You probably spent $30+ on the meat. Save your investment and spend another $25 on a good thermometer with a probe and an alarm if you don't have one already. By following the rule about the temperature, you can scale this recipe. Cut the bones off the bottom of the roast and serve separately or save for another time. Slice the roast and serve with creamy horseradish, if desired."

Ingredients 2 h 55 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 437 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 437 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 38.1 g
  • 59%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 21.5 g
  • 43%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 85 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 246 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place roast, bone side down, in a roasting pan.
  2. Mix olive oil, steak seasoning, garlic, Italian seasoning, and mustard powder together in a small bowl; spread over the roast. Allow roast to come to room temperature, about 45 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  4. Bake roast in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Insert a meat thermometer in the thickest part of the roast away from the bone.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Continue to cook in the oven to your desired degree of doneness, or an internal temperature of 145 degrees F (65 degrees C) for medium, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Remove from the oven, cover with a doubled sheet of aluminum foil, and allow to rest in a warm area 10 to 15 minutes before slicing.
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Baking Nana
5/15/2013

The seasoning on this Prime Rib is excellent as written. I don't know if the one other reviewer HMW10284, actually made this roast. The only thing I did differently is insert the meat thermometer prior to placing the roast in the 450 degree oven. I cooked the meat to 135 - pulled it and let it rest. It was perfect for us. Just done enough for hubby and rare enough for me. If you cook to 145 and let rest your meat will be closer to well done rather than medium. There are other cooking methods I prefer but the seasoning on this rib roast deserves 5 stars.

HMW10284
12/24/2012

The most important part is to get good meat. Nothing belongs on Prime Rib other that a wee bit of salt and maybe a mite of pepper. Everything else obscures the taste of the meat.

KLEVEAR
4/19/2015

Hello - thanks for looking at my recipe. Not sure why the temp got changed when they edited this but you should cook to 140 for medium. We pull it out at 135. The reviewers that talk about the rub being great and then using their own cooking instructions are probably right on but if you're new to prime rib, give this a try. The husband of a friend of mine likes this rub so much that he uses it in his restaurant and says its the most popular item on his menu. So please, cook it how you want (the turn the oven off method works very well but I think a low temp is good too) but the spice rub is probably the best feature of this recipe.