Smoked tri-tip

Discussion in 'Beef' started by nmaust, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. nmaust

    nmaust Meat Mopper

    During football season, I started a tradition called "Eat the Opponent" in which I cook something from the area of the team the Cowboys are playing. Today it's smoked tri-tip since the 49ers are the opponent. I threw on a 2.2# tri-tip at 250 right at noon, went to run a quick errand, and when i came back an hour later, it was at 130 IT. I was stunned, so I checked it with my Thermapen, & it said the same temp as my Maverick ET-733. Pulled it off and stuck it in a cooler wrapped in foil and towels.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
  2. It looks tasty. Try a reverse sear on a tri tip next time It is over the top>

    Happy smoken.

  3. waterinholebrew

    waterinholebrew Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yum, I love TT ! Thumbs Up Looks tasty !
  4. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Tasty looking Tri! They don't take very long at all. Like David said the reverse sear is a nice touch for tri tip!
  5. nmaust

    nmaust Meat Mopper

    I don't even know what that last picture is. I did a reverse sear, and it turned out awesome, although since it was already at 130 I only left it on for 4 minutes per side. Sliced it thin, topped it with grilled peppers & onion, roasted hatch chiles, smoked jalapeno havarti & served it up on a King's Hawaiian sandwich roll. Delicious. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
  6. b-one

    b-one Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice tri tip!! I wanna give one a try soon.
  7. I could eat that all day long.

    Happy smoken.


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