Perfect Garlic Prime Rib Recipe

Perfect Garlic Prime Rib Recipe

How To Make Perfect Garlic Prime Rib

Serve a delicious meal with this garlic prime rib seasoned with thyme and rosemary, cooked to a perfect medium, then topped with gremolata.

Preparation: 1 hour
Cooking: 2 hours
Total: 3 hours



For Prime Rib:

  • 3tbspgarlic,minced
  • 4leavessprigs thyme,torn from stem
  • 2leavessprigs rosemary,torn from stem and minced
  • 2tbspcanola oil
  • 1tbspkosher salt
  • 1tspblack pepper
  • 7lbsprime rib roast,boneless

For Citrus Gremolata:

  • ½cupfresh parsley,minced
  • 5clovesgarlic,minced
  • 1tbsplemon zest,grated


  1. Add the garlic, thyme, rosemary, canola oil, kosher salt, and black pepper to a small bowl and mix.

  2. Rub all over the prime rib and let rest for 1 hour to let the meat come to room temperature.

  3. Heat the oven to 450 degrees F.

  4. Place the prime rib, fat cap side up in a roasting pan.

  5. Place the meat thermometer into the side of the roast not touching the bones and as far in as possible.

  6. Cook for 20 minutes at 450 degrees F before lowering temperature to 325 degrees F.

  7. Cook an additional 90 minutes to 2 hours depending on the size of the roast and the meat thermometer. It should register between 125 to 130 degrees F.

  8. Let it rest for 20 minutes.

  9. Serve topped with a gremolata.

Citrus Gremolata:

  1. Mix the parsley, garlic, and lemon zest in a small bowl. Set aside until rib roast is ready to be served.


  • Calories: 1459.65kcal
  • Fat: 129.57g
  • Saturated Fat: 52.90g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 56.94g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.03g
  • Fiber: 1.53g
  • Sugar: 0.12g
  • Protein: 64.91g
  • Cholesterol: 285.76mg
  • Sodium: 920.52mg
  • Calcium: 81.11mg
  • Potassium: 1142.74mg
  • Iron: 7.97mg
  • Vitamin A: 30.35µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.43mg
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