Prime rib roast


Prime rib is one of the tender cuts of beef it is and ideal for roasting and by this method.


1 pce beef (rib roast beef cut, 3 ribs)
1 T salt (coarse salt)
1 t pepper (frreshly ground black pepper)
  flour (for coating)


  1. Preheat oven to 500° F (250° C).
  2. When the oven is ready, season the prime rib with salt and pepper, and coat lightly with flour.
  3. Place roast in the middle of the oven on a rack, bone down.
  4. Roast 45 minutes.
  5. Turn the oven off and keep the door closed at least 2 hours - and you can keep it up to five hours.
  6. The meat will be perfectly medium rare.
  7. Cut and serve.


Each rib on the bone will weight 2-3 pounds,

Roast 15 minutes per rib - i.e. 2 ribs = 30 minutes, 3 ribs = 45 minutes.

The meat can stand 2 to 5 hours waiting in the oven with no danger of overcooking. It will be perfectly medium-rare when it comes out.


You can brush the surface with mustard, herbs and spices or a rub for meat..

8 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
55 minutes

prime rib roast