Prime Rib Roast

  1. Preheat oven to 500 ˚F.
  2. Rub down roast with olive or vegetable oil and season with salt, black pepper and granulated garlic. If time allows, season one day before cooking.
  3. Dry roast uncovered on rack.
    • For a roast up to 6 lbs. cook at 500 ˚F for 20 minutes.
    • For a large roast 6 lbs. (or more) cook at 500 ˚F for ½ hour.
  4. Reduce cooking temperature to 350 ˚F and roast for 15-18 minutes per pound OR until the internal temperature reads as follows:
    • 135 ˚F for medium rare
    • 145 ˚F for medium
  5. Let the roast rest for 15-20 minutes. Tent with foil while resting.  Roast will continue to cook 5-10 ˚F more while resting.