Do you ever wonder how they get that tender juicy tri-tip at the BBQ joints, but when you make it at home it’s tough and dry? It’s so much easier than you think! How to cook Tri Tip on the grill is so easy and it takes just minutes! This is an easy weeknight meal that will WOW your guests!!!
How to Grill Tri Tip
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Today we’re talking grilled beef. That super delicious open-the-fridge-grabbing-a-snack (well after dinner is done) grilled meat.
Yes it’s THAT good!
Of course, mom made her AMAZING Deviled Egg Potato Salad the perfect compliment to any grilled meal, YUM!
Anyway, today we’re talking how to cook tri tip on the grill! Mom and Dad would totally approve!
No need to be intimidated and don’t think your meal won’t be tender and mouthwatering. This will be as good (better?) than your fav BBQ joint and more fun!
- no standing in line
- less expensive
- you’re the star of the grill!
How to Cook Tri Tip on the Grill
Grocery list for Grilled Tri Tip
- tri tip roast
- bbq rub
- bbq sauce
- olive oil
What do you eat with tri-tip?
- Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
- 3 Ingredient Steamed Green Beans
- Steakhouse Salad: No boring salads here!
- The BEST Macaroni Pasta Salad
- a Paloma Cocktail is a great compliment to this meal!
How long does it take to cook a 3 pound tri tip?
It will take just over 30 minutes – this is an easy weeknight meal!
What temp is tri tip done?
- 135°F for rare
- 140°F for medium rare
- 145°F for medium
140 degrees is the recommended temperature for a tender juicy roast!
What temperature do you grill tri tip?
Sear it on both sides at a high heat and then reduce the heat cooking between 275-325 degrees.
Is tri tip a tough cut of meat?
It’s very lean and it can be tough if not cooked correctly. It’s not hard to cook though, just follow the step-by-step directions below!
How much is tri tip?
I got mine at Costco, it was $6.99/lb., very affordable!
How to grill Tri-Tip Roast on a Gas Grill
One of the sponsors of this giveaway is BBQ Guys. The prize they are giving away is an iGrill mini grilling thermometer. I used it to cook this roast and let me tell you it was slick!
I’m not much of a gadget girl and I had my doubts, but using the thermometer ensured the roast stayed tender and juicy!
I inserted the probe in the meat and set the app (on my phone) to the desired temperature. As I watched the internal temperature rise I was able to confidently ensure the beef would not be over or undercooked.
The app was super easy to use. It notified me when it was close to getting done and a bell chimed when the temperature was reached!
Super cool! Again, I’m not much for gadgets, but we will use this when grilling now – it worked terrifically!
How to Grill Tri Tip Steak
- Rub the roast with olive oil and sprinkle with dry rub.
- Cover and allow to sit for an hour.
- Heat the grill to high heat.
- Grill on side one for 3 minutes, flip and grill on side two.
- Reduce the grill heat to medium-low. The temperature of your grill should be 275-325.
- Grill for approximately 20 minutes or until the internal temperature of registers to your preferred doneness, flipping occasionally.
- Right before removing from the grill baste both sides with bbq sauce.
- Remove from grill and allow the meat to rest. Thinly slice against the grain.
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How to cook Tri Tip on Grill
- 1 3 lb. tri tip roast
- 1/4 cup dry rub this is my recipe, but use your favorite!
- 1 cup bbq sauce
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Rub the tri tip roast with olive oil and sprinkle with rub, making sure to get in all the nooks and crannies.
- Cover with plastic wrap and allow to sit for an hour for the meat to absorb the flavor.
- Heat the grill to high heat. Insert the probe in the thickest part of the meat.
- Grill on side one for 3 minutes, flip grill on side two. Reduce the grill heat to medium-low. The temperature of your grill should be 275-325.
- Grill for approximately 20 minutes or until the internal temperature of registers to your preferred doneness. Flipping occasionally. Right before removing from the grill baste both sides with bbq sauce.
- Remove from grill, rest on platter tented with foil to keep the meat warm. Slice thinly against the grain. Serve with additional bbq sauce to pass. Enjoy!
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