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104timberwolf 11-17-2013 12:30 PM

Standing Rib Roast Temp.?
What temp. do I need to pull a 7 pound standing rib roast for medium rare?


57borntorun 11-17-2013 12:35 PM


sliding_billy 11-17-2013 12:41 PM

Definitely medium rare. Plan on some carry over cook during the rest.

JMSetzler 11-17-2013 12:43 PM

I like to pull mine at 125-127 and let it rest 30 minutes or so. I'm cooking a rib roast today but its not bone-in.

SoulinyourSauce 11-17-2013 12:54 PM

I would pull it at 125 and let it stand. If you want it cooked a bit more you can also put slices in a bit of hot au jus for a second. That is what restaurants do with medium or well done prime rib orders.

LMAJ 11-17-2013 01:05 PM

125 for me. I can always toss it back on if I want it done a little more, but you can't undo it.

Gore 11-17-2013 01:08 PM

It all depends on where that thermometer sits in your meat. Generally between 125-130* and let stand for 30 minutes, tented. If you reverse sear, you can pull a bit sooner.

There's a rib-roast-appreciation thread here with some information, including times compiled by thirdeye:

Feel free to add your delicious products. :hungry:

landarc 11-17-2013 01:09 PM

Depends on where and how you temp it. If you slide the probe into the center of the roast, parallel to the bone but, centered in the cut side, then cook to 135. If you slide in from the top, and you have the tip of the probe pointed at the bone, and are within one inch of the bone, then 125F, it will be more rare near the bone. But, you will be more medium in the center of the roast.

104timberwolf 11-17-2013 01:37 PM

Thanks everyone!

Just BS 11-17-2013 01:44 PM


luke duke 11-18-2013 09:58 AM

57borntorun 11-18-2013 10:42 AM


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Jaskew82 11-18-2013 11:12 AM

I find that if you cook a large roast at 350degrees, it will carry creep up between 10-20 degrees. That said, I typically pull a bottom round for deli meat at 105 to get a nice rare/med rare.

For a prime rib, I pull at 105 as well. I let these roasts rest at least 30 minutes - no foil tent.

BigBellyBBQ 11-18-2013 12:18 PM

I have small one in right now, (about 6 lbs) running pit temp 475-500...I will remove at internal of 1 hour...

luke duke 11-18-2013 12:42 PM


Originally Posted by BigBellyBBQ (Post 2697729)
I have small one in right now, (about 6 lbs) running pit temp 475-500...I will remove at internal of 1 hour...

Please post a pic of an interior slice.

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