Unattended Prime Rib Roast

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READY IN: 8hrs 45mins
YIELD: 1 roast
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • prime rib roast (6-9 pounds)
  • 6
    large garlic cloves (sliced in half, or use as many as desired)
  • 1
    teaspoon salt (or use seasoned salt, use no more than 1 teaspoon or the salt will draw out the moisture from the me)
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 2
    teaspoons garlic powder (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut small slits all over in the roast and stuff the garlic cloves in the slits; cover and refrigerate overnight or up to 3 days.
  • Remove the roast from the refrigerator for 2-3 hours before cooking to bring to almost room temperature (this is an important step!).
  • Set oven to 500 degrees .
  • Sprinkle the roast with salt, black pepper and garlic powder.
  • Place the roast on top of a rack and then in a pan.
  • Place in oven, and roast at 500 degrees F for 20 minutes.
  • Reduce the oven temperature to the LOWEST setting.
  • Leave in the oven for 8 hours (DO NOT OPEN OVEN DOOR for the 8 hours!).
  • Before serving, turn the oven temperature up to 350 degrees and cook roast for 20 minutes at that temperature.
  • Remove the roast and let sit for 30 minutes before slicing.
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