Main courses

Maple Rib Roast

Maple Rib Roast

Ingredients
  • 2.2 kg (5 lb) rib roast, bone in
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 190 ml (3/4 cup) maple sugar
  • 80 ml (1/3 cup) Dijon mustard
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp.) fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp.) fresh thyme, finely chopped
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp.) freshly black pepper, roughly ground
  • Store-bought bordelaise sauce
Servings
12 portions
Method
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F).
  2. In a roasting pan, place the roast, with the bones side up.Using a knife, make incisions in the fat. Season the entire surface with salt and pepper. Cover the ends of the bones with aluminium foil. In a bowl, combine maple sugar, mustard and baste the roast with the mixture.
  3. In another bowl, combine herbs and pepper and season the entire roast. Roast for 30 minutes to sear the meat. Reduce temperature to 150°C (300°F) and cook for another 2 hours for rare doneness.
  4. Wrap the roast in aluminum foil and let sit for 10 minutes prior to carving. Serve with bordelaise sauce.