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Prime Rib

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 7 hours


Prime Rib

  • 2-6 Bone Prime Rib Boned and Tied
  • 3 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3-4 Cloves Garlic Sliced or Minced

Prime Rib Rub

  • 1 Tbsp Dried Thyme
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Onion Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 3 Tbsp Kosher Salt


  • Let prime rib sit room temperature for 4 hours.
  • Few minutes before cooking, bone and tie the meat (optional)
  • Cut 1/2" slits on top of roast, put in garlic.
  • Rub roast with olive oil.
  • Combine rosemary, thyme, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder. Spread on roast.
  • Let rest and have oven heat up to 500 degrees F.
  • Put roast in roasting pan bone side down.
  • Insert thermometer in the center of roast, place in oven.
  • Cooking time, 5 minutes per pound.
  • After cooking time is up, turn the oven off but DON'T OPEN THE DOOR.
  • After 2 hours roast will be 135 degrees F, and medium rare.
  • Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes.