How To Reverse Seared Prime Rib On A Big Green Egg

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Prime Rib is one of those showpiece meal. An entrée that shows family and guests you've taken your feast seriously. It's time to showcase your grill skills by giving it that amazing sear that brings it up a notch. Add it to your kamado style grill to impress guests.

How To Reverse Seared Prime Rib On A Big Green Egg

Have you ever wondered how you could possibly take Prime Rib to the next level?  I think we may have found just the way.

Print Recipe for Big Green Egg Reverse Seared Prime Rib
Yield: 6 Servings – 1 amazing prime rib
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 1.5 – 2.5 Hours (depending on desired doneness)
Cook Temp: 250˚F - Indirect Heat – into – 550˚F Direct Heat finish


Measure   Ingredient                                                                        Prep Notes      
1 ea              Prime Rib, Prime, Boneless                                     8 – 9 lbs                           
2 tbsp           Oil, Canola/Olive Blend                                            If Needed
3 tbsp           Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary        
3 tbsp           Prime Rib Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                                      

Serving Suggestions:

Creamy horseradish sauce
Au jus
Mashed potatoes
Roasted vegetables



Preparation Directions:

Wash all tools prior to use
Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use
Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills, starters and any cooking tools
Remove steak from fridge and from packaging, place onto a platter and allow to rest at room temp for 5 minutes
20 Minutes Ahead of cooking – prep prime rib as follows
Coat all sides of prime rib with oil
Season all sides of steak with the Rub-A-Dub and Prime Rib Rub-A-Dub Mixture
Let rest on platter for 20 minutes while Big Green Egg reaches temp
To Light Your Big Green Egg…
Stir charcoal in the Big Green Egg and Top off with Fresh Charcoal and setup for Indirect cooking with the convEGGtor
Clean out ash pit if needed
Open Bottom vent and top vent for maximum air flow during startup process
Make a well in the center of the charcoal and ignite the charcoal using speedilight starters or an EGGniter
When temp hits 200˚ add the lower EGGspander system and drip pan.  Place the grill grate over the the EGGspander system
Next add the EGGgenius and connect to your wifi
Heat to pit temp of 250˚ F and hold
Burb Big Green Egg and Open dome
Add the prime rib in the center of the grill grate
Add the EGGgenius probe into the steak and set alarm from 115˚ F
Cook at 250˚ F until prime rib reaches internal temp of 115˚ F
Once Prime Rib reaches 115˚, burp the Egg and open the dome
Remove the Probes from the Prime Rib and pit temp then remove the upper grill grate and EGGspander system.  Then remove and hold Prime Rib
** EGGspander system will be very hot, use heat proof gloves
Remove the EGGgenius system and bottom plate, close the screen and adjust flap to half open
Adjust top rEGGulator to reach temp of 550˚ F and hold
Add the grill grate back to the EGG
Sear on ALL sides 4-5 minutes each side, cooking to an internal temp of 125˚ (for medium doneness)
Using tongs, heat proof gloves and cooking sheet, remove prime rib from the grill and bring into the kitchen.  Allow to rest for 10-15 minutes
Prior to serving, add any final garnish or seasoning
  Shopping List  
Big Green Egg, Large                                                              Ace SKU – 8797946
Big Green Egg, EGGspander                                                Ace SKU – 8025190
Charcoal, Big Green Egg                                                       Ace SKU – 8697104
Big Green Egg, EGGniter                                                      Ace SKU - 8695330
Thermometer, Big Green Egg                                              Ace SKU – 8025749
EGGgenius, Big Green Egg                                                    Ace SKU - 8025753
Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                                    Ace SKU – 8562050
Prime Rib Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                    Ace SKU - 8562035
Published on 11/8/2021.
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