American Wagyu Prime Rib

BY: Philip Tessier

  • cooking-duration 3-4 hours
  • servings 8 -10 SERVINGS
  • cooking-style oven
  • cooking-mode beginner

Roasting a perfect American Wagyu prime rib is surprisingly easy. Our partners at Hestan Culinary prepared this easy-to-follow recipe for a mouthwatering prime rib with a savory crust of herbs and kosher salt.

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Prime Rib

  • 1 Snake River Farms Boneless Ribeye Roast, thawed Buy Now

  • 1/2 cup (42 grams) kosher salt

  • 30 turns black pepper

  • 7 garlic cloves

  • 10 sprigs thyme (picked leaves)

  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) extra virgin olive oil


Preheat your oven to 250 degrees.
1 minute
Prepare your roasting pan by covering with foil and placing the rack in the pan.
5 minutes
Clean the roast by removing any excess fat or tough sinew from the outside of the roast.
10 minutes
Truss the roast to ensure a uniform shape and even cooking.
10 minutes
In a food processor, blend together the kosher salt, black pepper, garlic cloves, thyme and extra virgin olive oil to form a paste.
5 minutes
Generously rub the prime rib with the paste and place it on the prepared roasting rack.
5 minutes
Place the roast in the oven and cook for approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 115 degrees Fahrenheit for medium rare; 125 degrees Fahrenheit for medium; 135 degrees Fahrenheit for medium well.
2.5 hours
Remove the roast from the oven and increase the oven temperature to 500 degrees.
1 minute
Once your oven is preheated, place the roast back in the oven to sear for 5 minutes until crispy and golden brown.
5 minutes
Remove the prime rib and allow to rest for 15 minutes before removing the twine and slicing.
15 minutes
Serve as desired.
5 minutes