My First Smoke - Prime Rib (w/ Q-View)

Discussion in 'Beef' started by akoto, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. akoto

    akoto Newbie

    Hi all!

    I just wanted to share my first smoke. A small prime rib. 

    My rub was:

    Coarse Black Pepper

    Sea Salt

    Garlic Powder

    Onion Powder

    Olive Oil

    I didn't have a chance to let the rub sit overnight but I did let it sit all morning. I preheated the smoker to 230 with hickory chips and placed the roast in. It was almost 0F and windy here in Toronto today and I found it difficult to maintain a constant temperature but it always stayed between 220 and 235. Not too bad.

    After about 2.5 hours I put my thermometer in and had a temp of 136. My family likes Medium-well so I was going to let it cook up to 150. About an hour later it stalled around 144 for almost an hour and then suddenly jumped up to 151. I removed and wrapped in tin foil.

    I'm extremely happy with my results and I couldn't have done it without this forum and all of you. Thank you so much! I unfortunately don't have any sliced pics as my family destroyed it as soon as I started slicing it. I also smoked a few potatoes with it which turned out awesome as well. I'm really looking forward to my next smoke on Monday. I would like to do a pulled pork or a brisket but I think I would like to practice a bit more before I take them on. Maybe a chicken next?

    Once again, thanks so much and any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

  2. reinhard

    reinhard Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    That sure looks good!!! Reinhard
  3. Wow that looks great! I have been smoking for a few years and have still yet to try my hand at a Prim Rib.
  4. dj mishima

    dj mishima Meat Mopper

    Great job!

    I also have yet to try prime rib.
  5. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Looks great Andrew...nice job!


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