Perfect Prime Rib Everytime (The Best Ever)

Cooking the perfect prime rib every time requires attention to detail and a reliable method. Here’s a step-by-step guide to achieving a delicious prime rib roast:


  • Prime rib roast (bone-in or boneless)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil or softened butter
  • Herbs and spices of your choice (rosemary, thyme, garlic, etc.)


  1. Choose the right cut: Start by selecting a good quality prime rib roast. It’s often recommended to choose a roast with the bone-in as this adds flavor and helps maintain moisture during cooking.
  2. Preparation: Take the roast out of the refrigerator and let it come to room temperature for about 1-2 hours before cooking. Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C).
  3. Season the roast: Season the roast generously with salt and pepper. If you like, you can create a flavorful herb rub by mixing olive oil (or softened butter) with chopped herbs and spices. Rub this mixture all over the roast.
  4. Roasting: Place the seasoned roast on a roasting rack in a roasting pan, bone-side down. This allows the meat to cook evenly. Insert a meat thermometer into the thickest part of the roast, being careful not to touch the bone.

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