Prime Rib Roast (The Best)
Prime Rib Roast (The Best)
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Prime Rib Roast (The Best)

15 MIN
2 H 25 MIN



  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 500°F (260°C). Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients, except for the roast.
  3. On a work surface, rub the roast all over with the seasoning mixture.
  4. Place the roast on the baking sheet, fat side up. Bake for 25 minutes. Turn the oven off and do not open the door for 2 hours. It is very important not to release any heat from the oven. Remove the roast from the oven and slice. Serve with béarnaise sauce, if desired.


For 6 people: 4 ½-lb (2 kg) roast, cooking time at 500°F (260°C) = 25 minutes
For 10 to 12 people: 8 lb (3.6 kg) roast, cooking time at 500°F (260°C) = 40 minutes
For 14 to 16 people: 11 lb (5 kg) roast, cooking time at 500°F (260°C) = 55 minutes

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  1. Love this!!! My family loved it too. I wonder if the people saying their’s was raw are only reading the “note” where the temp is 500° and they are not leaving it for the 2hrs untouched??? Mayhaps???

  2. It was my First time roasting in my induction oven and it went so easily! My piece of meat was only 1kg so I roast it at 500F for 10min. After 30min the meat probe indicated me that the meat reached (140F) the perfect temp for medium rare. So ,for those who don’t have a probe and roast in induction oven, I would definitely recommend to not leave it for 2h for 2kg. Beside that It was delicious! Can’t wait to make it again!!

  3. Roast came out completely raw. Do not use Gas oven. Had to recook. Recipe needs more specifics.

  4. Made this last night for Company and it was delicious. No question that we’ll be making this again.

  5. Came out perfect! Better than any restaurant meal we’ve ordered Thanks!!

  6. Delicious!

  7. Stellar recipe! I add Colman’s Mustard Powder to mine for a small zing.

  8. for the people who used a gas oven and said it wasn't cooked.. Wouldn't the pilot in the oven keep it hot enough, and maybe over cook the beef ?

  9. The inside of the roast will be what color ? bloody, Med, well done ?

  10. This recipe is perfection! Followed it to the letter and it was simple. No longer have to deal with overpriced, inconsistent restaurant prime rib.

  11. Easy and simply delicious!!

  12. Fabulous and simple. My first ribeye roast ever was a 13-pound masterpiece with this recipe. Followed the directions to a "t", and even the bearnaise sauce was delicious. I graphed the cooking time versus weight to find out that my roast should be cooked for about 65 minutes. The linear correlation comes to about 5 minutes per pound. After reading the comments, I made sure the roast was room temperature before cooking, and barred the oven door by jamming a 2x4 between it and the counter so no heat escaped.

  13. If I use a gas oven, what is the best cooking strategy for the prime rib roast. Ricardo, if you see this message, and urgent reply would be great thank you

  14. My roast came out close to raw after following the instructions. Had to put it back into the oven for at least 30 more minutes on 350. Used the convection setting also to cook the roast more quickly since everyone was really hungry and waiting on the roast for dinner.

  15. I made this recipe again, this time for 9 people. I purchased 2 pieces at 2.5kg each, and along with soup, salad, and asparagus, everyone was fed perfectly, with a few having seconds, AND with another portion leftover. The cooking time was the same since I used two pieces of beef rather than a single 5kg piece. Every person RAVED about their meal, without exception!

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