This post was created in partnership with Ninja Kitchen. I received complimentary products and compensation to facilitate my review, but all opinions within are my own.
This recipe for Garlic and Rosemary Crusted Prime Rib is extremely flavorful and juicy! Coated in a seasoning base of kosher salted, coarse pepper, garlic, and rosemary that makes for a wonderful Prime Rib Recipe
Okay, I have been wanting to make Prime Rib for EVER! I have always been intimidated by making it for a few reasons.
- Because of how expensive it is and I was concerned I’d mess it up.
- I would spend a ton of money on one piece of meat and it would come out dry.
- I wouldn’t know what the hell to do!
I guess I kind of repeated myself a bit, but you get the point. I typically get intimidated by making something that I consider “fancy” and expensive for the first time. Sometimes, it takes me a while to build up the nerve, but when I do and decide to face my fear in the kitchen, MAGIC happens! In this case, magic and intelligence happened with the use of my new friend, Ninja® Cooking System with Auto-iQ™.
Do you know what is cool about the Ninja ® Cooking System with Auto IQ? This slow cooker does the thinking for you. Not to mention, it is the only tool you need to make a full dish. If you are big into one-pot meals and slow cooker recipes, this appliance is going to be your new best friend. While I was making this Garlic and Rosemary Crusted Prime Rib, I did everything using this one device.
I seared my prime rib, I baked the prime rib, and I even made the gravy to go with it. The best part is the prime rib came out absolutely delicious! No like seriously, I am not even kidding. This Garlic and Rosemary Crusted Prime Rib recipe were extremely flavorful and moist! My husband (who is my worst critic at times) was even impressed. Now that I have made this prime rib, I am confident that I am going to wow my guests for Christmas dinner this year.
Cookin with the Ninja ® Cooking System with IQ:
- The Ninja ® Cooking System is four appliances in one. It acts like a stovetop, an oven, a steamer, and a stove for sauteing.
- There are more than 80 pre-programmed recipes built into the slow cooker. So, you don’t have to think or worry too much about your meal being over or undercooked. Ninja® Cooking System with Auto-iQ™ will take care of it for you!
- Unlike most slow cookers that create heat from side to side, the Ninja® Cooking System with Auto-iQ™ using Triple Fusion Heat by bringing heat from the bottom, side, and steam to make the perfect dish.
Tips for making the best Prime Rib
If you are a beginner like I was when I made this Prime Rib, not to worry my dear because it really isn’t all that bad. The one thing you need to remember to do is to give a lot of seasoning, use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature for the best outcome, and use those pan drippings because they make delicious gravy. Here are some additional tips when making this recipe:
- Season the Prime Rib overnight. This is a must! Please do not think you are going to wake up the morning of to make this recipe and it is going to come awesome. It may come out okay, but it is going to be best if you season the rib overnight covered in kosher salt, coarse black pepper, garlic, and finely chopped rosemary.
- Do not through those pan drippings from the roasting pan away because that is going to be the base of your gravy. Add a little flour, a little red wine or beef stock, and some other flavors of love, the gravy made from the fat of the beef rib roast is going to taste great over a bed of mashed potatoes.
- Once the rib has rested (please let it rest) for about 30 minutes, make a simple garlic herb butter to cover the prime rib to add even more flavor! You simply take a stick of room temperature butter, add about a tablespoon of minced garlic and a half tablespoon of finely chopped rosemary and stir until it all becomes one. Take dollops of the butter and cover them with the prime rib. Heavenly!
How to cook Prime Rib without Auto IQ Cooker
I bet some of you are like, “Nicole, this is all good, but I don’t have the Ninja® Kitchen Auto IQ System. How can I make your recipe without it?” I am glad you asked and I have you covered.
- To make the Prime Rib without the cooking system, is pretty much the same. You’re going to follow my instructions on seasoning and covering in plastic wrap overnight, or at least, 4 hours.
- Allow sitting at room temperature uncovered for about an hour.
- Preheat your oven to 500 degrees. I know that seems high but that is what is going to give the beef the nice crust on the outside. After you roast the rib for 15 minutes, reduce the heat to 325 F degrees and cook for 13-15 minutes per pound for medium-rare slices of prime rib. If you want something more on the rare side, then roast for 11-12 minutes.
- Allow resting before cutting. Use a sharp knife to cut the rub into slices and serve!
Sides for Prime Rib Roast
Here are some side dishes that would go perfectly with your roast making for a five-start restaurant experience!
- Horseradish Cream
- White Cheddar Chive Scalloped Potatoes
- Candied Sweet Potatoes
- Sauteed Green Beans with Garlic
- 30-Minute Honey Rolls
- Creamed Spinach
Garlic and Rosemary Crusted Prime Rib
- Total Time: 5 hours 20 mins
- Yield: 6 1x
This Garlic and Rosemary Crusted Prime Rib recipe is the perfect holiday dinner entree! Made completely from the Ninja Cooking System with Auto IQ.
- 2 tbsp. Kosher salt
- 2 tbsp. Coarse black pepper
- 2 sprig rosemary
- 5 garlic cloves
- 2 tbsp. Olive oil
- 3 lb. Prime Rib Roast
- 4 c. beef broth
- 2 tbsp. Butter
- 1/4 c. red wine
- 5 garlic cloves
- 1 sprig rosemary
- 2 tbsp. flour
- Finely chop the 2 sprigs of rosemary. Add the rosemary with the kosher salt and black pepper in a small bowl. Finely mince the 5 garlic cloves and add to the salt, pepper, and rosemary. Mix the seasoning mixture well.
- Rub the prime rib with two tablespoons of olive oil and rub the seasoning mixture over the entire prime rib roast. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator overnight, or at least 4 hours. Remove plastic wrap and set it at room temperature for 1 hour before cooking.
- Preheat the Ninja Cooking System with Auto IQ on STOVE and HIGH. Wait 5 minutes. Sear the prime rib roast on all sides for 2-3 minutes. The prime rib should be browned. Once seared, remove from slow cooker. While the slow cooker is still on HIGH, add the beef broth, red wine, garlic cloves, butter, and a sprig of rosemary.
- Add the rack to the slow cooker, change the setting to BAKE/ DRY, and cook at 350 Degrees for one hour. Once finished, remove from slow cooker and place on cutting board covered with aluminum foil. DO NOT CUT THE PRIME RIB RIGHT AWAY. Allow resting for about 10-15 minutes before carving.
- Remove the rack from the slow cooker and change the setting to STOVE/ HIGH with the broth remaining in the cooker. Add two tablespoons of flour to a small bowl. Add about 1/3 c. of the broth to the flour and mix until creamy and there are no lumps. Continue to add the liquid as needed until consistency is reached. Use a whisk to blend in with the rest of the broth. Allow simmering for 5 minutes to allow the gravy to thicken.
- Carve the prime rib and serve with gravy as desired
- Prep Time: 4 hours
- Cook Time: 1 hour 20 mins
- Category: Entree
- Method: Roast
- Cuisine: American
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