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Prep 5 mins
Cook 50 mins
Simple, but be sure not to overcook this! It sits in the oven for a very short time, but it's NOT the same as those dangerous roast beef recipes that have you leave the meat in a cooling oven for hours. No meat thermometer needed if the meat is within the size guidelines and your oven is properly calibrated. Cooking time includes resting time.
- Combine butter and chili powder in a small bowl.
- Insert slivers of garlic into small incisions in the meat.
- Spread butter/chili powder mixture over the meat, coating it thoroughly on all sides.
- Place meat on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Roast in preheated 450 degree oven, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Shut off oven, leave meat in for 20 minutes. DO NOT OPEN OVEN DOOR!
- Remove roast from oven, tent loosely with aluminum foil, and let rest another 10 minutes before slicing thinly for service.