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Smoked Tri-Tip

Smoked Tri-Tip

By Traeger Kitchen

Reverse seared like a boss, this tri-tip is everything a steak should be: juicy, flavorful, and addicting.

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

1 Hrs
30 Min

Pellets

Pecan

Ingredients

Number of People Serving

6

Units of Measurement:
main
1 (3-5 lb) tri-tip
1/8 Cup pepper
1/8 Cup salt

Step

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.

    225 ˚F / 107 ˚C

  • 2

    Combine salt and pepper. Season all sides of meat with a heavy coat of the salt and pepper mixture.

  • 3

    Place tri-tip directly on the grill grate and cook until it reaches an internal temperature of 130℉, this should take about 60 to 90 minutes.

    130 ˚F / 54 ˚C

    01:30

  • 4

    When tri-tip reaches 130℉, pull off the grill and wrap in foil.

    130 ˚F / 54 ˚C

  • 5

    Increase the Traeger temperature to 500°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

    00:15

  • 6

    When grill comes to temperature, remove tri-tip from foil and sear for 4 minutes on each side.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

    00:08

  • 7

    Pull off the grill and allow to rest for 10 to 15 minutes. Slice against the grain to serve. Enjoy!

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