Bad to the Bone BBQ Shows Us How to Smoke Prime Rib

Recipe Provided by Marty Wells, Owner, Bad to the Bone BBQ

Bad to the Bone BBQ
  • One 6-7 lb. Prime Rib roast
  • 1/2 cup Bad to the Bone BBQ Dry Rub, or your favorite rub
  • 1/2 cup coarse black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Kosher salt
Special Equipment
  • A charcoal kettle-style grill
  • Charcoal
  • 8 cups large smoking wood chips (applewood and hickory mix), soaked in water
  1. Heat the charcoal until hot, then carefully arrange on one side of a kettle-style grill, and place the soaked wood chips over the hot coals.
  2. Place an aluminum pan filled with some water opposite to the coals to catch any drippings.
  3. Place a wire rack on the grill.
  4. Cover the grill to allow the smoke to accumulate and preheat to about 225°F.
  5. In a small bowl, add all the dry ingredients and mix well. Rub the spice mixture all over the prime rib, then set aside.
  6. Place the prime rib on the grill over the aluminum pan, with the thick end facing the coals.
  7. 7. Place the lid on the grill.
  8. Smoke the prime rib until the internal temperature reaches 130°F for medium-rare, 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours.
  9. Remove the prime rib to a baking sheet and set aside to rest.
  10. Carve roast to desired specifications and serve with creamed horseradish, au jus or your favorite sauce.

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