How to Carve Prime Rib Like a Pro | The Food Lab


Holding the roast steady with your free hand, carefully slice the meat into thin, even slices. For best appearances, try and saw back and forth as little as possible, instead trying to cut through in a few thin, even strokes.

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

You already know everything there is to know about it and have just roasted your Perfect Prime Rib with Red Wine Jus and it's resting on a cutting board, waiting to be carved and served. Now what?

Carving a standing rib roast is one of the simplest carving tasks around. Far easier than, say, carving a chicken or a turkey. Check out this step-by-step slideshow and you'll be carving like a pro. Be careful, your relatives may end up wanting to hire you for parties.