Smoked Santa Maria Tri Tip: Prepped with a simple rub that lets the meaty flavor shine through and basted with a vinegar-based mop that gives it a flavorful crust, our Smoked Santa Maria Tri Tip can be served as a hearty steak or sliced thin to make a killer sandwich.
Quick Tri-Tip Roast Marinade Recipe - I left off the rosemary and added olive oil & lemon juice - meat was tender and juicy with some nice bits of crusty coating, but next time I'll do a full body rub ;)
You might need to ask your butcher (assuming you have one) or even a store meat manager to order in a tri-tip roast Two pounds is a good size, but if you come across a larger one, by all means grab it as the extra meat makes amazing sandwiches The trick is to carve the tri-tip against the grain, which can change directions in this cut
Elk Roast Dry Rub: Coffee and Brown Sugar Rub for 24 hours. Then seared it in a 10 1/4 cast iron skillet with butter and a little more brown sugar. Sliced it like a tri-tip. RUB: Ground Dark Roast coffee, dark brown sugar, chili powder, paprika, coriander, oregano and kosher salt.
TRI TIP RUB INGREDIENTS 2 to 3 pound tri tip roasts. 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon fresh ground black pepper 2 teaspoons onion powder 2 teaspoons dried oregano 1 teaspoon garlic powder - Brown first on saucepan. Then put in 225 oven and slow-roast for 2 hours.