The Tri-Tip, whether roast or steak, has grown from a little know California cut of beef to a popular piece of meat, showing up in stores across the country and more and more, around the world. Tri-Tip isn't the most tender cut, but the fine distribution of fat can make it flavorful and juicy if you cooking it (think grill) right.
Use a Tri-Tip steak or roast for this recipe and adjust the cooking time accordingly. The great Asian flavors in this marinade will really make a great meal.
Loaded with cilantro and lime, this tri-tip steak is marinated in beer, wine and lots of flavor. Choose a dark beer for a richer flavor and add more pepper flakes to heat it up.
This rotisserie tri-tip roast has a great slow cooked flavor. The spice rub adds a rich southwestern touch. This dish would go well with grilled vegetable kebabs or grilled potatoes.
This is the smoker version of a traditional Santa Maria Tri-Tip or Santa Maria Barbecue. Usually this Tri Tip Roast is cooked over a live fire on a grill, but works great for the smoker. Using the smoker is going to give you a better smoke flavor but won't give you a seared surface.
This simple Tri-Tip Steak recipe uses a powerful marinade to keep the meat tender and a hot and fast trip over the grill to get it cooked.
Don't be afraid to use coffee as a seasoning or in a marinade. The flavor really isn't that strong and it will help to enhance the flavor of the steak.