How to Oven Cook a Prime Rib Roast

An easy way to oven roast prime rib to a perfect medium rare. Delicious and satisfying for your next special dinner!

Here's what you need

Kosher salt

ground pepper

Kitchen twine

Recommended to use a 4 to 6 pound prime rib roast for this recipe.

Generously season the roast with salt and pepper. Make sure to use coarse salt.

How to make a rib roast with a closed oven method

Use kitchen twine to tie up the roast. Tying the roast helps it cook more evenly, and you’ll get nice, round pieces when sliced!

For roasting time, multiply the weight (in pounds) of your roast by 5 minutes. Roast at 500 degrees F.

When roasting time is up, turn off your oven and leave the oven door shut for 2 hours!

Cut into a beautifully crusted rib roast that’s cooked to a perfect medium rare.

Deliciously mouthwatering! Serve immediately!

Restaurant quality rib roast! Serve with your favorite sides and an au jus sauce for an ultimate flavor boost!

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