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Prime rib roast

Prime rib is one of the tender cuts of beef it is and ideal for roasting and by this method.


1 pce beef (rib roast beef cut, 3 ribs)
1 T salt (coarse salt)
1 t pepper (frreshly ground black pepper)
  flour (for coating)


Preheat oven to 500° F (250° C).

When the oven is ready, season the prime rib with salt and pepper, and coat lightly with flour.

Place roast in the middle of the oven on a rack, bone down.

Roast 45 minutes.

Turn the oven off and keep the door closed at least 2 hours - and you can keep it up to five hours.

The meat will be perfectly medium rare.

Cut and serve.

Total time
55 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
8 servings


Each rib on the bone will weight 2-3 pounds,

Roast 15 minutes per rib - i.e. 2 ribs = 30 minutes, 3 ribs = 45 minutes.

The meat can stand 2 to 5 hours waiting in the oven with no danger of overcooking. It will be perfectly medium-rare when it comes out.


You can brush the surface with mustard, herbs and spices or a rub for meat..


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