Perfect Prime Rib


  • 1 prime rib roast with or without bone (any size)
  • garlic powder
  • salt 
  • pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 550F degrees.
  2. Generously distribute garlic powder, salt and pepper to the outside of the prime rib. 
  3. Rub seasoning into the prime rib.
  4. Place meat in a shallow roasting pan fat side up.
  5. Roast at 550
    • 5 minutes per pound for RARE
    • 6 minutes per pound for MEDIUM
    • 7 minutes per pound for WELL DONE.
  6. Turn off the oven at the end of cooking time and DO NOT OPEN OVEN DOOR FOR TWO HOURS.
  7. At the end of the 2 hours, remove meat from the oven to slice; it comes out perfect every time.
  8. You can also use the same method for roast beef!

This recipe is compliments of Tom K., via Nebraska Recipe Swap.

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