Butter-Herb Prime Rib Rub


Butter-Herb Prime Rib Rub

Butter-Herb Prime Rib Rub

Whether you are grilling, smoking, or baking a prime rib, how you flavor it will ultimately make or break the final product. This butter-herb wet rub can be prepared in a matter of minutes and adds a fantastic flavor to prime rib. Recipe makes enough for a 4-6 bone rib roast.
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Course: Rubs
Cuisine: Fusion
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 1 4-6 bone roast
Author: Derrick Riches


  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 3 tablespoons grated onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons softened unsalted butter (room temperature not melted)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme


  • Grate onion and place into a clean kitchen towel or cheese cloth. Wring out excess moisture and add onion to bowl. Add butter, oil, garlic, salt and black pepper to bowl. Check consistency and add a little more oil if it is too thick. Add herbs and stir through.
  • Apply rub mixture evenly all over the rib roast. Cook as directed.


Photo by: Sabrina Baksh