Tri Tip Recipe

Posted: February 7, 2021

Tri Tip Recipe

Making a majestic Tri Tip steak is quite simple. Tri Tip is also known as Santa Maria Steak or California Steak. But you don’t have to be in California to enjoy it, just follow this recipe and enjoy it anywhere in the world.


  1. 1 Tri tip roast – a Tri tip is a sirloin cut meat that looks like a triangle.

Seasoning – For seasoning, you can either use a store-bought rub or, make your own.

Seasoning ingredients:

  1. 1 Tbsp. kosher salt
  2. 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
  3. 1 teaspoon cayenne
  4. 1 Tbsp. onion powder
  5. 1 Tbsp. finely ground black pepper
  6. 1/2 teaspoon dry sage
  7. 1 Tbsp. dried oregano
  8. 1 Teaspoon dry rosemary


  • Take a Tri Tip cut meat and season it generously on both sides.


  • Put the Tri Tip in the smoker. The temperature of your smoker should run at 250°.
  • Cook for about 1 hour until the internal temperature is 138° internal temperature.

Now, remove the steak from the smoker and wrap it with paper and let it rest in a cooler for about an hour. Then all you have to do is cut the meat and take a plate and enjoy the heavenly California Steak.

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One response to “Tri Tip Recipe”

  1. Adan A. Tovar says:

    Are you guys talking about California Steak? Count me in.

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