How Long To Smoke Prime Rib Per Pound?

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.

What temperature do you smoke prime rib?

Preheat smoker to 225 degrees F (110 degrees C) to 230 degrees F (107 degrees C). Add hickory or pecan wood chips to smoker. Insert an oven-safe meat thermometer into the thickest part of roast. Place roast into the smoker and roast until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F (63 degrees C), 3 to 3 1/2 hours.

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 do you smoke a bone in prime rib?

Place the roast on a flat rack elevated above a baking sheet, place on the smoker and close the lid. Smoke until the internal temperature of the roast reaches 120 degrees F for Rare or 128 degrees F for Medium. For a rare, bone-in roast, plan on 35 minutes per pound of prime rib.