How To Reheat A Prime Rib

how to reheat a prime rib

There’s nothing like having a juicy prime rib for dinner. It is one of those foods that is worthy for all those special occasions, including Christmas and New Year’s Eve parties with your friends and family. However, once they go cold, prime ribs aren’t as delightful as when they’re fresh. 

But what if we told you, you could reheat your leftover prime rib back to just how good they were last night? And also, without losing any of their juiciness and flavors? That’s right! In this article, we’ll give all the different ways you can reheat them so you can enjoy them in the morning. 


Using an oven is the best option if you are looking for the best way to reheat leftover prime ribs. While it does take a little longer than other methods, it will still give you one of the best results. 

Using an oven allows you to preserve your meat’s juiciness and tenderness while also maintaining its appealing pink color. Here are the steps on how to reheat prime rib with the help of an oven:


Reheat in a Microwave

Using a microwave to reheat prime ribs, or any other food for that matter will always be the fastest method. It is also the best option for reheating sliced ribs. Here are the steps:


Reheat in a Steamer

A steamer could be a great option if you want to take the safe route and gently reheat your prime rib. However, make sure to slice them before you begin the process. Here’s how it’s done:


How to Store Leftover Prime Rib

To get the best results from the steps mentioned above, you need to know that proper storage is extremely important. How you store your leftover prime rib will determine how well you can reheat them. 

As soon as you’re done eating, make sure to wrap the leftover prime ribs in plastic wrap as tightly as you can. Now, freeze or refrigerate right after. If kept in the fridge, leftover prime ribs will be good for about a week. And if they’re frozen, they can be good for up to 6 months. However, it is worth noting that leftover prime ribs are best consumed the next day. 

To take it even a step further, leave the leftover prime ribs in the fridge without slicing. Keeping it intact keeps the meat fresher and juicer for a longer period.