Whiskey Smoked Prime Rib

Whiskey Smoked Prime Rib

This whiskey smoked prime rib is delicious and tender. It's a little time-consuming but well worth the wait, and perfect for special occasions.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Prepare smoker for an 8-hour cooking time. Soak wood chips in bourbon and 1/2 cup water.
  3. Step 3

    Rub roast with sea salt, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and coarse black pepper and place on the top grate. Put a few handfuls of wood chips onto the fire.
  4. Step 4

    Close the lid and check every 40 to 50 minutes, adding more wood chips each time. Smoke the roast for about 8 hours or until internal temperature reaches 130 for rare, 135 for medium-rare, and 140 to 145 F for medium.
  5. Step 5

    Allow prime rib to rest for 10 minutes before carving.
  6. Step 6

    Serve and enjoy!