Orange-Herb Prime Rib Rub

Orange-Herb Prime Rib Rub
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  • 12 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1/4 to 1/3 cup (8 servings)

Adding a bit of citrus to this recipe really brightens the flavor of the prime rib. Adjust the ingredients based on the size of the roast. This recipe is intended for a four-bone prime rib.

What You'll Need

  • 4 tablespoons orange zest (or the amount from 2 oranges)
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL salt
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL fresh marjoram (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL black pepper (coarse ground)

How to Make It

1. Combine ingredients in a small bowl and apply to roast. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.

2. Cook as directed. Mixture will last for 3 days stored in an airtight container in refrigerator. Double or triple recipe based on the size of roast.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 61
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 876 mg
Carbohydrates 7 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)