The Easiest Prime Rib Roast
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Serves: 5-8
  • * RECIPE BASED OFF a 5 pound boneless prime rib roast
  • 5 lb Prime Rib Roast
  • Butcher Twine
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Fresh herbs: Rosemary, Thyme and Sage
  • 1 box ice cream salt
  1. Bring roast to room temperature by leaving out for 1-2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees and prepare a baking sheet by lining with foil and covering the bottom in ice cream salt.
  3. Tie the roast with butcher twine until evenly wrapped and set on to of course ice cream salt.
  4. Sprinkle with a decent amount of course salt and pepper and set fresh herbs on top of roast.
  5. Bake at 450 degrees, undisturbed for 15 minutes.
  6. Turn the heat down to 350 degrees and continue to roast for about 1 hour.
  7. Check several places with a meat thermometer.
  8. The meat is rare when no spot checks in at under 125 degrees. Cook for another 5-10 minutes if you like it better done, then check again.
  9. Do NOT let the meat temperature get above 155 degrees.
  10. Remove the meat and let rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing.
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