Perfect Medium Rare Prime Rib Roast

Recipe by cipherbabe
READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 2-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 5
    lbs prime rib roast
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Pat the rib roast dry with a paper towel or napkin.
  • Smear the cut ends of the roast with the butter. Place the roast (ribs down or fat side up) in roasting pan.
  • Sear the rib roast for 15 minutes at 450°F, then turn the oven to 325°F for the rest of the cooking time. Every 1/2 hour, baste the cut ends of the roast with the fat accumulated in the roasting pan.
  • Cook until rib roast reaches an internal temperature of 120°F Remove from oven, cover loosely with aluminum foil, and let sit approximately 20 minutes. The roast will continue to cook as it sits. Serve when the internal temperature reaches 130°F.
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