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Reverse Seared Tri-Tip

Tri-tip is a perfect cut of meat to reverse sear and lock in that juicy, smoky flavor with a high-temperature finish.  Unlike a brisket that takes hours of smoking to break down, smoked tri-tip is best cooked to a medium-rare, like a steak, and is ready in no time. 

 Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 1-2 hrs *depending on size

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 Lbs Tri-Tip trimmed
  • 3 Tbsp Coffee Spice BBQ Rub
  • Olive Oil

Preparation: 

  1. Lightly coat the tri-tip with olive oil then rub with Coffee Spice BBQ Rub to completely cover the meat.  
  2. Start your grill and set temp to 225°.   When up to temp, place the Tri-Tip on the center of the grill and close the lid.  
  3. Slow cook the tri-tip to approx. 120° then increase the temperature of the grill to high to sear the outside.  
  4. Continue to cook until reaching an internal temperature if 130° (for medium-rare)
  5. Remove from the grill, tent with foil and let’s sit for 15 minutes.  Remove foil, slice and serve.

 

Alternative Smoke ‘Ems™ Preparation:

  1. On one side of the grill, turn on the burner or fire up your charcoal and place the Smoke ‘Ems packet directly over the heat until it starts smoking.
  2. Place the meat on the other side of the grill (indirect cooking) and cook to an internal temp of approx.120° or until the Smoke ‘Ems has stopped smoking.  
  3. Move the meat directly over the heat and cook to an internal temperature of 130° (for medium-rare)
  4. Remove from the grill, tent with foil and let’s sit for 15 minutes.  Remove foil, slice and serve.

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