Herb Roasted Prime Rib

Herbed Prime Rib

Herbed Prime Rib


  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons instant espresso coffee powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic or dried minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 4 pound beef rib roast


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. For dry rub, in a small bowl combine salt, mustard, espresso powder, pepper, garlic, onion powder, thyme, oregano, coriander, and celery seeds. Set aside.
  2. Rub oil over roast. Sprinkle the dry rub evenly over roast; rub in with your fingers.
  3. Place roast fat side up in a large roasting pan. Roast for 1 3/4 to 2 1/4 hours or until meat thermometer registers 135 degrees F. for medium-rare doneness or 2 1/4 to 2 3/4 hours or until meat thermometer registers 150 degrees F. for medium doneness.
  4. Transfer roast to a cutting board. Cover with foil. Let stand for 15 minutes before carving.

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