Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This is my recipe for our traditional Prime Rib Roast. It's really very easy to prepare and cook. I make this every Christmas Eve for Friends and Family. Enjoy!! :)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 9 lbs prime rib roast (de-boned and wrapped)
  • rub roast generously with

  • garlic salt
  • pepper, let sit for about 1 hour (try to reach about room temp.)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Place prime rib on rack in roasting pan fat side up.
  3. Do not cover.
  4. Sear for 20 minutes at 400°.
  5. Then lower the temperature to 325° for about 2 1/2 hours.
  6. Using a meat thermometer, check for doneness.
  7. It comes out so great.
  8. Remove from oven, cover loosely with foil and let rest at least 10 minutes (time to get last minute stuff done).
  9. Remove the rib bones, use for soup later.
  10. Slice into 1 to 1 1/2-inch slices.
  11. Serve with prepared horseradish.
  12. Let me know if you have any questions.
  13. Barbara.