How To Smoke A Rib Roast?

How long does it take to smoke a prime rib at 225 degrees?

How Long to Smoke a Prime Rib?

Plan 35 minutes per pound at 225 degrees F for smoking a rare roast.

40 minutes per pound at 225 degrees F for smoking a medium roast.

Do you smoke a prime rib fat side up or down?

Place the prepared prime rib roast directly on the smoker grill surface with the fat cap up and bone side down. The rib bones are a natural rack: you will not need a metal one. Insert a thermometer probe into the center of the prime rib so you can monitor the internal temperature of the roast while it’s smoking.

How long does it take to smoke a ribeye roast?

6 to 8 hours

What is the best wood to use for smoking prime rib?

It is best to use a mild wood—stronger-flavored woods like hickory or oak are going to overpower the prime rib flavor. Any fruitwood, such as cherry, will work very well with a rib roast. Keep the smoke light to medium—a heavy smoke will create an acidic flavor, particularly in the fat.