A smoked boneless bison rib roast is simple dish that combines the rich, robust flavors of bison meat with the irresistible smokiness of a perfectly prepared roast. This recipe is a celebration of natural, lean, and flavorful bison, and it promises to be the star of your next special occasion or gathering.
Smoked Boneless Rib Roast
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Simple and delicious this seasoned and smoked Bison Rib Roast requires no fancy ingredients, no special chopping skills or secret sauces and it pairs perfectly with any of your favourite sides. Dress it up with a wild mushroom risotto, dress it down with creamy mashed potatoes and roasted veg, or freshen it up with your favorite salad. There are no rules here, other than to enjoy.
Pro Tip: The longer the rub is on your prime rib the better. In other words, you can put the rub on the night before and it will be even better!
5 Pound Boneless Prime Rib
Your favorite meat seasoning (we’ve listed one below to try if you don’t have one)
2 tbsp Tallow or butter for searing the roast
- 2 tablespoons kosher salt
- 1 tablespoon black pepper
- 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon dried herbs of choice- optional
Simpe Meat Rub
Prep the meat
Bring your roast out at least 30 min before you plan to cook it to let it start coming to room temperature.
In a small bowl, combine the kosher salt, black pepper, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and dried thyme. Mix the ingredients thoroughly until they are well combined.
- Rub the spice mixture evenly over the surface of your boneless bison rib roast. Be sure to coat all sides for maximum flavor.
Let the roast sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld and the meat to come to room temperature.
Cook the Meat
Preheat your smoker to 285 degrees fahrenheit. Then sprinkle your prime rib with the rub. Be sure to cover every inch of the prime rib with the seasonings.
- Place on the smoker and cook for about 3 hours or until the internal temperature reaches 130 degrees.
Heat a cast iron skillet to high heat, melt the butter or tallow and sear each side of the cooked prime rib for about one minute. Allow the prime rib to rest off of the heat for about 10 minutes.
Slice against the grain and enjoy with your favorite sides.