To successfully cook Prime Rib in the Convection Roast mode, cook the meat at 400 degrees for 15 minutes then reduce the temperature to 350 degrees for the remainder of the cooking time. Cooking times will vary for boneless and bone in roasts but generally allow 1 ¼ – 1-½ hours, plus resting time for a 7-9lb roast.
Meal Preparation Tips – Cooking the Right Size Roast
|Bone-In Roasts Servings Weight Cooking Time|
|4 – Rib 8 10lbs 1 ¼ – 1 ½ hours|
|6 – Rib 12 14lbs 1 ½ – 1 ¾ hours|
|8lbs 8 8lbs 1 ¼ – 1 ½ hours|
|12lbs 12 12lbs 1 ¼ – 1 ½ hours|
Rare 120 degrees
Medium Rare 125 – 130 degrees
Medium 140 – 145 degrees
Medium Well 150 – 155 degrees
Once you have decided on the size roast you will cook and the degree of doneness you can estimate the cooking and resting time. This way you can plan the cooking time of the side dishes so that everything will be ready at one time. The following recipes quantities will yield 8 servings.
Herb Crusted Bone-In Prime Rib
4 – rib bone-in Prime Rib
1 – tablespoon kosher salt
¼ – teaspoon ground black pepper
½ – cup finely chopped fresh Italian parsley
1 – teaspoon garlic powder
1 – teaspoon dried thyme
1 – tablespoon olive or grapeseed oil
Organize the oven racks and preheat the oven to 425 degrees Convection Roast. Combine the salt, pepper and seasonings with the oil and rub over the fatty part of the roast. Place the meat on a rack in a shallow roasting pan and allow it to sit outside of the refrigerator for at least an hour.
Cook at 425 degrees for 15 minutes, reduce the temperature to 350 and cook for another hour. Check the internal temperature of the meat for doneness and remove from the oven. Cover loosely with foil and rest for a minimum of 20 minutes prior to carving.