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Savory Herb-Crusted Prime Rib with Spicy Cajun Shrimp


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 22.5 mins (20m prep + 2.5m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Prime rib and shrimp creloe

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat the oven to 450°F (230°C).
  2. 2.In a small bowl, combine the chopped rosemary, thyme, minced garlic, salt, and black pepper.
  3. 3.Rub the prime rib roast all over with olive oil.
  4. 4.Generously coat the roast with the herb mixture, pressing it into the meat.
  5. 5.Place the roast on a rack in a roasting pan, fat side up.
  6. 6.Roast in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, then reduce the temperature to 325°F (165°C).
  7. 7.Continue roasting for about 2 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 135°F (57°C) for medium-rare.
  8. 8.While the prime rib is roasting, prepare the shrimp creole.
  9. 9.In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat.
  10. 10.Add the chopped onion, bell pepper, celery, and minced garlic. Cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  11. 11.Add the diced tomatoes, chicken broth, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt, and black pepper. Stir to combine.
  12. 12.Bring the mixture to a simmer and let it cook for 10 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  13. 13.Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes, or until they turn pink and are cooked through.
  14. 14.Remove the shrimp creole from heat and stir in the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter until melted.
  15. 15.Serve the prime rib sliced with the shrimp creole alongside. Garnish with chopped green onions.
  16. 16.Enjoy this flavorful feast with a side of cooked rice.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor a more intense herb flavor, let the prime rib sit in the herb mixture for a few hours or overnight before roasting.
  • chevron_rightMake sure to let the prime rib rest for at least 15 minutes before slicing to allow the juices to redistribute.
  • chevron_rightAdjust the level of spiciness in the shrimp creole by adding more or less hot sauce to suit your taste.
  • chevron_rightServe the prime rib and shrimp creole with a side of crusty bread to soak up the delicious sauces.