Grilled Standing Rib Roast

Prime Rib Roast
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  • Total: 115 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 100 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6 to 8
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
693 Calories
36g Fat
6g Carbs
82g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 693
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 13g 67%
Cholesterol 252mg 84%
Sodium 1122mg 49%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 82g
Calcium 78mg 6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a simple recipe for a grilled standing rib roast. You can top with horseradish or an herb butter of your choice. Serve with a side of creamy mashed potatoes and grilled vegetables for a hearty meal.


  • 1 (4 to 5 pound) rib roast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon kosher or sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons coarse ground black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat and prepare for indirect grilling.

  2. Lightly wipe grill rack with olive oil.

  3. Make small slits in the roast and place garlic slices inside.

  4. Coat with salt and pepper and place on the hot part of the grill.

  5. Sear meat on all sides for 3 to 4 minutes each.

  6. Move roast to a cooler part of grill, cover, and allow to cook for over 1 1/2 hours, or until internal temperatures reach between 135 to 140 F. (57 to 60 C.) for medium-rare.

  7. Once cooked to desired doneness, remove from heat and allow to rest for 10 minutes before carving.