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Cutting and Freezing Prime Rib?

January 21, 2020

Can I cut a raw 18lb prime rib into two pieces in order to freeze? How will that effect cooking of either half of the prime rib roast?

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January 21, 20200 found this helpful
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You could do that, but it would be better, in my opinion, to cut them down to 1-2 lb each.

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If you leave it in 9 lb chunks it is critical to use a meat thermometer.

For smaller pieces, a cut to the thickest center will tell you doneness.

Enjoy!!

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January 21, 20200 found this helpful
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Most people's freezers can't handle such a large piece of meat, therefore, it makes sense that you should be able to cut it with no problems

IN general it is always a good idea to cut things down to servable sizes (IE 1 or 2 lbs) so that you can wrap them properly to avoid freezer burn and so that you can thaw only what you need, and to make it easier in cooking time

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December 24, 2011

I got a big prime rib roast. Can I cut it into smaller slices and freeze and cook them individually?

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December 25, 20110 found this helpful

Yes then you just have steak (prime rib)!

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