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Air Fryer Prime Rib

Air Fryer Prime Rib. How to cook the best ever prime rib in the air fryer. Quick prep, amazing flavours and the best sear thanks to the air fryer.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Air Fryer
Servings: 6
Calories: 1016kcal


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Air Fryer Prime Rib Ingredients:


  • Place your prime rib on a clean chopping board and cut to size to fit your air fryer. If it is bone in, then also remove the bone which you can keep for beef stock, gravy, soup, stew etc.
    Can You Cook A Prime Rib In An Air Fryer?
  • Then smoother with extra virgin olive oil and then smoother with the seasonings. The dried seasonings will then stick to the oil and stay on the beef as it cooks.
    Can You Cook A Prime Rib In An Air Fryer?
  • Wrap in foil and place in the fridge overnight to marinade.
    Can You Cook A Prime Rib In An Air Fryer?
  • The next day remove the foil and load into the air fryer basket. If it’s touching the top too much push down with your fingers to stop the top of the rib roast from burning. Cook for 30 minutes at 180c/360f and don’t preheat the air fryer.
    Can You Cook A Prime Rib In An Air Fryer?
  • Turn over and cook for 20 minutes at the same temperature. It will now be a medium rare. Remove now if you would like medium rare.
    Can You Cook A Prime Rib In An Air Fryer?
  • For medium to well done turn the rib roast back over and cook for an extra 10 minutes at the same temperature.
    Can You Cook A Prime Rib In An Air Fryer?
  • Then transfer to a chopping board for resting before slicing and serving. Note your chopping board will be full of juices so you will want some kitchen towel ready.
    Can You Cook A Prime Rib In An Air Fryer?


Overnight. It makes such a difference to leave in foil overnight. It really brings out the flavour and worth the effort for the best prime rib.
Leftovers. Load your leftovers onto a dinner plate, wrap in foil and consume within 3 days.
Thanks for reading our air fryer prime rib recipe on Recipe This. We have many more air fryer recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like more roast beef ideas, I recommend you try our air fryer roast beef which uses the rotisserie and is amazing.


Calories: 1016kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 91g | Saturated Fat: 37g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 40g | Cholesterol: 202mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 742mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 5mg
Nutrition InfoPlease Note: Nutrition values are our best estimate based on the software we use at Recipe This and are meant as a guide. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.
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