Chef Brian's Prime Rib Roast (with How-To video)

This recipe covers everything you need to make a delicious Prime Rib Roast.  Follow along with Chef Brian's demonstration video.  Scroll down the page for Horseradish and Au Jus recipes.  


Preparation (24 hours prior to roasting)


  • 16 Stems Fresh Rosemary
  • 20 Cloves Fresh Peeled Garlic
  • 1 Package Prime Rib Seasoning Blend


  • Season the roast with the Prime Rib Seasoning Blend.

  • Coat the entire roast generously on all sides. This will create your delicious crust.

  • Foil a low-lipped roasting pan, then place 8 stems of rosemary and 12 cloves of garlic in the bottom of the pan.

  • Place the bone side of the roast down on top of this.

  • Add the remainder of the garlic cloves and rosemary on the top of the roast.

  • Cover tightly with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator overnight to season.


  • Heat Oven to 400°.
  • Remove the Roast from the refrigerator and unwrap, let stand for 30 minutes. 
  • Before roasting, place one inch of water in the bottom of the pan.
  • Place Roast in oven for 20 minutes, then lower the temperature to 325°.  
  • Heat until roast reaches an internal temperature of 115°.  (Always use a good meat thermometer).
  • Remove from oven and discard all rosemary and garlic from roast. 
  • Let rest for 20 minutes before placing roast on a BBQ with a low flamed bed of hot red oak coals.
  • Turn the roast 2-3 times until you reach the internal temperature of 130°.
  • Rest for 15 minutes before carving. 
  • If finishing in oven: Continue to roast until you reach the internal temperature of 130°. 
  • Let rest for 20 minutes before carving.

Creamed Horseradish Sauce: 

  • 2 Cups Sour Cream
  • 4 Tablespoons of prepared horseradish
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon of Worcestershire

Mix ingredients and refrigerate for 2 hours prior to serving.


Au Jus: 

  • Liquid from the roast pan, strained

  • 1 cup of beef broth 

  • ½ Cup of Petite Sirah wine

  • ¼ Cup of Worcestershire sauce 

    Add all ingredients to a sauce pan and bring to a boil.