Prime Rib

Discussion in 'Beef' started by matthew smith, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. matthew smith

    matthew smith Newbie

    Can anyone tell me if they have tried searing a prime rib on the grill before smoking ? I did this before by seasoning it the 12/24 hours before . Next morning rubbing it with olive oil and searing on a 500 degree grill on all sides then putting it in the smoker for a couple hours . Any suggestions would be appreciated ! Thanks !
     
  2. mdboatbum

    mdboatbum Master of the Pit OTBS Member

  3. demosthenes9

    demosthenes9 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Yep, my vote would be the reverse sear.   Searing at the outset generally results in a fairly wide band of brown/grey over cooked edges of the Prime Rib.

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    Doing a reverse sear would give you a similar crust on the outside, but with better edge to edge color and temp uniformity.
     
  4. dave from mesa

    dave from mesa Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    I'm a reverse sear person. Have no real reason but it works well for me.
     

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