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Sear first tritip

SmokingUPnorth

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Well since I started doing tritip I’ve tried reverse sear and searing first but now that it’s been cold out I’m convinced that searing first is easiest. I’ve been searing them and then just cooking them offset on my kettle and pulling them around 125 ish and letting them rest and carry over to 130 so me and the wife are both happy. Here is the last one I did just with SPOG and some local seasoningfrom the meat store.. turned out great and I was able to stay in my house while it cooked after the sear haha. Crazy to think I’ve never heard of tritip until I met my buddy from Southern California a few years ago. I love them now.
 

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TNJAKE

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Looks delicious Brian. We love tri tip and have it once or twice a month. Nice work bud
 

SmokingUPnorth

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Haha thanks guys that picture of the plate was for picture purpose only. . I may or may not have ate way more than that
 

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Great job.
So glad we're back in kettle season.
No tri-tip, but wife made me buy a package of prime NY strip yesterday at Costco.
 

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Looks excellent. Love Tri Tip. Made one a few weeks ago. I can only get it at WalMart. It's pretty good from there. Wasn't able to get it for a long time until recently, so we're very happy.
Nice work, thanks for sharing. Glad you were able to have it.
 

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That’s a good looking tri tip, we do ours on the kettle too, but I have a Santa Maria attachment, and cook it with mesquite logs. I really love those things & yours looks delicious!
Al
 

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Wow, very cool. I have 4 going on the smoker today, "imported" from a CA Costco to NY by a friend). I usually do the opposite, smoke till 110 or so vac pack with a little Yoshitos marinade and freeze. When we want them I set up the sous vide to 125 deg for a few hours, then sear till what ever temp we want.

If I am going to eat the same day I now want to try your method for comparison.
 

MJB05615

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Wow, very cool. I have 4 going on the smoker today, "imported" from a CA Costco to NY by a friend). I usually do the opposite, smoke till 110 or so vac pack with a little Yoshitos marinade and freeze. When we want them I set up the sous vide to 125 deg for a few hours, then sear till what ever temp we want.

If I am going to eat the same day I now want to try your method for comparison.
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I use Yoshida's marinade on Shrimp and Chicken. Thanks to sawhorseray sawhorseray 's rec. Never thought of it for beef. Great idea, gonna try next time. Thanks for this info. Now that I can get TT regularly at WalMart, life is OK.
 

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Looks excellent. Love Tri Tip. Made one a few weeks ago. I can only get it at WalMart. It's pretty good from there. Wasn't able to get it for a long time until recently, so we're very happy.
Nice work, thanks for sharing. Glad you were able to have it.
I wish I could get it at walmart. I have to get it from the meat store. and its a little pricy.

That’s a good looking tri tip, we do ours on the kettle too, but I have a Santa Maria attachment, and cook it with mesquite logs. I really love those things & yours looks delicious!
Al
Thanks al! I’ve been looking at a Santa Maria attachment but not sure if I can convince the wife to add another toy haha

Wow, very cool. I have 4 going on the smoker today, "imported" from a CA Costco to NY by a friend). I usually do the opposite, smoke till 110 or so vac pack with a little Yoshitos marinade and freeze. When we want them I set up the sous vide to 125 deg for a few hours, then sear till what ever temp we want.

If I am going to eat the same day I now want to try your method for comparison.
thats a good idea. It would make for a quick easy meal with good taste.

Top notch TT cook, we love those things! They make some great Philly Cheesesteaks too!
I’ll have to try that I always make my kids quesadillas with left overs.
thanks everyone for looking!
 

clifish

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we also use smoked tri-tip in beef barley soup cooked in the instapot, the smoke flavor is awesome in that.
 

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Looks great! Tri-tip is becoming one of my favorite cuts; it's flavorful and easy to do.
In this area, you can easily find them at Costco or Fred Meyer stores, which is owned by Kroger.
 

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KK adding onto this thread for tonight's smoke, If this is faux pa let me know and I will start another?

Smoker started with pitmaster choice pellets in the tube:


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Seasoned with Oakridge BBQ Santa Maria Rub
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The other 2 with SPOG
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Will update more when smoked
 

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You are killing me with posts about a cut I only found once around here and it was $9.99 / #
I'm sure my buddy that owns a meat shop would keep one for me, but he isn't generous on the pricing for something that usually goes in the grind.
 

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