Another easy ready-to-roast holiday meal option to consider is the Kirkland Signature Seasoned Rack of Pork at Costco. This Costco pre-seasoned rack of pork ribs is a crowd pleaser and on the affordable side for such a popular, easy and flavorful main dish. We think it is the perfect easy meal for a busy host, holiday party, Easter dinner or Christmas dinner. In case you lost your cooking directions or just prefer to use a larger recipe card (that print is REALLY tiny, isn’t it? lol) we’ve also got the instructions for you here to roast your rack of pork from Costco!
We recommend you toggle “hands free mode” on the recipe card below (when using on a desktop/laptop) to keep your computer from sleeping while you’re using them. They are also printable 🙂
ProTip: Calculate out this rack of pork’s cooking time (based on the size of your actual piece the day before you need to roast it so you can be sure to set a plan how/when to cook any side dishes. The main thing about roasting this rack of pork is check for an internal temperature reading of 145 degrees fahrenheit. We recommend using an in-oven meat thermometer to avoid having to check it repeatedly – it’s more accurate and much easier, especially when preparing a large family holiday meal!
Costco Rack of Pork Tips
If you’re planning ahead to serve the Seasoned Rack of Pork from Costco, here are some tips for you:
- set aside 1.5 to 2 hours of cooking time, plus 15 minutes to rest. See detailed cooking instructions below.
- plan to purchase the rack of pork 5 days or less ahead of the date.
- purchase about 1 pound per person, including the weight of the bone, for about ½-¾ pound of meat per guest. If you’re expecting big eaters, you may need to buy more.
Costco Price and Item Number
Kirkland Signature Seasoned Rack of Pork sold at Easter costs $3.99 per pound and is Costco Item #28150.
Kirkland Signature USDA Choice Seasoned Seasoned Rack of Pork sold at Christmas is Costco Item Number 43097 and costs $3.99 per pound.
It is only available during the holidays, it generally hits stores a week or two before Christmas Day and Easter Sunday. This rack of pork is the same, it’s just had a different item number at Christmas than Easter.
Most packages range from 5 to 7 lbs, so plan on spending between $20 and $27 depending on the size of the rib rack you choose. You’ll find the prepared Seasoned Rack of Pork in the Costco deli, near the meat and prepared food aisles.
Serve the Costco rack of pork with Mac & Cheese and a Costco Cheesecake for dessert!
Costco Seasoned Rack of Pork Cooking Directions
Seasoned Rack of Pork at Costco – Ingredients
RACK OF PORK (ENHANCED WITH PORK BROTH. SODIUM CITRATE, AND SALT), SEASONING (SALT, SUGAR. SPICES, DEHYDRATED VEGETABLES (RED BELL PEPPER, GARLIC. ONION), CITRIC ACID), DEHYDRATED ONIONS.
Please double check the product label on the actual pork roast at your local Costco – these are locally prepared in the deli department and ingredients or cooking instructions may vary slightly from Costco to Costco location. Although the Rack of Pork isn’t labeled gluten-free and keto-friendly, from our reading of the label on ours, we do think this is compliant with both keto and a GF diet.