Prime Rib Standing Rib Roast

Prime Rib

Good Prime Rib

This Prime Rib Standing Rib Roast is a Prime example of what Poor Man’s Gourmet Kitchen is all about.  I saved $20 bucks on this beef due to the fact that I scored a sale.  If I bought this Roast before Christmas day it would’ve cost me well over $55 dollars with tax.  The grocery store over stocked for the holidays, however, and that price dropped dramatically when they weren’t selling.  Instead of risking the complete loss with a toss, their loss is my gain.  There is only 2 days left on the expiration date but the meat still looks great.  And, after the price drop, there was an additional $5 dollar off coupon attached to the label, so this 7.5 lb Rib Roast only cost me $30 bucks!

Prime Rib

Prime Rib is my Favorite

For me, Prime Rib was so easy to fall in love with.  I grew up eating the worst cuts of meat because my Mom just didn’t know what she was looking for when she would shop for steak.  Plus she was always buying the cheapest cuts to save money so we never got anything good.  And to make matters even worse, though she loved to cook. she wasn’t very good at it.  But for the longest time, i thought it was me.  I didn’t think I liked steak at all.  I had no idea that I just hadn’t had the right cuts or had it prepared right.  So if you can imagine the look on my face, the first time a slice of Prime Rib, with Aju, melted in my mouth, you can probably understand why this steak instantly became my absolute favorite.

Prime Rib Standing Rib Roast Ingredients:

1 Beef Rib Roast
1/3 cup Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper
Aju (optional)
Horseradish (optional)

Marinade
4 Garlic Cloves, chopped
1/4 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Black Pepper

Approximate cooking times and required temperature based on a 4 to 6 pound rib eye roast in a 350 degrees Fahrenheit oven:

RARE (120-125 degrees F): 18 to 20 minutes per pound
MEDIUM RARE (125-130 degrees F): 20 to 22 minutes per pound
MEDIUM (130-135 degrees F): 20 to 24 minutes per pound
MEDIUM WELL (135-140 degrees F): 22-24 minutes per pound
WELL (145+ degrees F): 22-26 minutes per pound

Cover the Rib Roast with Salt and Pepper, especially the fat side.  Then combine all the marinade ingredients and let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes and coat the entire roast with the marinade, gently massaging the mixture into the meat on all sides.  Refrigerate for 24 hours if possible, then roast at 350 for 20 to 22 Minutes per pound (below is a basic meat time and temperature guide).  Let the Roast cool for 5 minutes before cutting into the meat after cooking.  Then serve each Prime Rib Steak with Aju and Horseradish.

How to Make Naan

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Naan Ingredients:

Dough
3 Cups Flour
3/4 cup Milk, warm
1/2 cup Yogurt
1 tsp Sugar
2 tsp Rapid Rise Yeast
1 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Baking Powder

Rub
2 tbsp Minced garlic
Finely Chopped Coriander leaves
Butter

Mix together all dry ingredients first, then add the yogurt and the milk.  Need the dough for 5 to 10 minutes until it’s smooth.  Then roll into a ball and place in a bowl with a towel over the top and let the dough rise for at least 2 hours.  Once the dough has risen, flatten out the dough to knock out the air and roll into a cylinder shape.  Cut into equal portions starting with the center, cutting in half and in half again until all portions are equal.  Now roll the dough flat into oblong shapes approximately 1/8 of an inch thick.  Heat each one in a pan or on a grill set on Med high for 1 minute then turn, if you want to keep it simple.  Otherwise cook only one side and put garlic and Coriander on the other side and place under a broiler for a minute to a minute and half.  Remove the Naan from the heat and rub with butter and serve warm.

Scotch Eggs

Scotch Eggs

Hard Boiled Scotch Eggs

I love Scotch Eggs and if you are at all a fan of breakfast food, you’ll love them too if you don’t already.  What this recipe consists of is basically just a boiled egg that is wrapped in a thin layer of sausage, then rolled in seasoned bread crumbs and fried.  They are very simple to make and very tasty.  Though, I do prepare a hard boiled version of this recipe, it is very common for the eggs to have a runny yoke in the middle.  So if that’s something you prefer, you will most likely have to cook soft boiled eggs instead and that’s entirely up to you.

How To Make Scotch Eggs

For this Scotch Eggs Recipe, start by boiling the eggs, then set out 3 bowls for dipping.  Season the flour with the salt, pepper and paprika in one bowl.  In another, beat the eggs to make a wash.  In the third bowl you will add the bread crumbs.  If you are using the stuffing, add the crumbs to a food processor with the parsley and pulse until smooth.  Cut the Sausage into 12 equal portions, then press and roll flat until each is about 1/4 of an inch thick, then wrap around each boiled egg pinching off the excess and pressing with both palms together with light pressure to form each shape.  Then roll in flour, then the egg wash and bread crumbs, again applying pressure with both palms but firmly to assure the crumbs stick.  Then let them rest for 5 minutes before frying.  For deep fryers, cook at 350 for 3 1/2 Minutes.  For pan frying, cook in 1 1/2 inches of oil for about 8 minutes, on low heat, turning over once.  Dab on paper towels then serve your Scotch Eggs or refrigerate.

Scotch Eggs Ingredients:Herb Seasoned Stuffing

1 dozen Boiled Eggs
1 1/2 lbs Pork Sausage
2 eggs, for wash
1 cup Seasoned Flour
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Black Pepper
1/3 tsp Paprika
1 cup Seasoned Stuffing Bread Crumbs, (or Panko)
1 pull fresh Parsley, 2 tbsp worth
Oil for frying

Be sure to watch the short video tutorial demonstrating this Scotch Eggs recipe.