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How to Reverse Sear a Tri-Tip

  • Author: Jessica
  • Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Tri-Tips have become an increasingly popular cut of beef to cook, grill, roast and smoke, and they are full of delicious flavor! This easy Reverse Seared Tri-Tip Roast is the perfect meat to feed a crowd or make and use for multiple meals!



2-3 lb Tri-Tip Roast or Steak

Steak Rub


  • Let the Tri-Tip come to room temperature and season well.
  • Heat grill or smoker to 225°
  • Cook the Tri-Tip for 60-90 minutes or until it reaches an internal temp of 125° in the deepest part of the Tri-Tip. If you are using a grill, place the Tri-Tip away from the flames so it can cook indirectly.
  • Remove it from the grill/smoker and crank your grill/smoker up to 425° or as high as 500°
  • Sear the Tri-Tip on each side for 5 minutes.
  • Let it rest for at least 5-10 minutes.
  • Slice against the grain.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 90 minutes
  • Category: beef
  • Method: grill

Keywords: tri-tip, beef, roast, steak, grill, smoked