Tri Tip is a favorite amongst many bbqers because of its reasonable price, short cooking time, and beefy flavor. This recipe calls for a Reverse Seared Tri Tip which is first smoked for close to 90 minutes and then seared over a direct flame to lock in juices and render that delicious crust.
Ingredients for Reverse Sear Tri-Tip:
-2 tbsp of you favorite steak seasoning
-1 to 3 pound tri-tip roast (fat cap & silver skins removed)
-3 tbsp olive oil
First let’s get smoker fired up to 225 degrees.
Rub tri-tip with olive oil and season every nook & cranny w/ your favorite steak seasoning.
Place tri-tip on smoker and smoke until internal temp 5 degrees below desired internal temp for doneness.
Next, turn heat up smoker to 500 degrees. Sear 3-5 mins on both sides until tri-tip reaches desired internal temp.
Remove tri-tip from smoker and allow to rest at least 10 mins. slice tri-tip against the grain.
Desired internal temps guide:
120°F = Rare
125°F = Medium Rare
130°F = Medium
140°F = Medium Well
150°F = Well Done
Guess what, it's eatin time!!!