Mouth Watering Prime Rib

12 Days of Flavor

On the fourth day of Christmas my MAK Grill made for me: four prime ribs, three smoked turkeys, two ham glazes and ribs competition ready.

Prime Rib Recipe

Approximate Cooking Time: 2.5-3 hours

Prime Rib of 10-12 lbs.

Hickory and Apple pellets.

Wet Rub

Smash down bouillon cubes and mix in Worcestershire sauce until it turns into a paste (or use the bullion that is in a powder form).

Dry Rub

  • 1/2 tablespoon of salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon of paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon of black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon of sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon of coriander


  • Wipe wet rub on both sides, rub dry rub over the wet rub.
  • Let the meat sit in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • With Flame Zone™ cover in place, start the grill and set the temperature to 225 degrees.
  • Pre-heat grill, approximately 15 minutes.
  • Remove plastic wrap from meat.
  • Insert the meat probe length-wise into roast from the side, plug into Pellet Boss™ controller.
  • Set probe temperature alarm for 130 degrees.
  • Place roast on the grill, bone side down.
  • Close lid and cook approximately two and a half to three hours until internal meat temperature reaches 130º F.
  • Reduce setpoint temperature to smoke and continue cooking until internal meat temperature reaches 140 degrees (rare).
  • Remove roast from grill and rest 15 minutes before carving.
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(Photos provided by James)