What temperature should you cook a tri tip?
- Testing for doneness. Using a meat thermometer, cook the tri-tip to your desired temperature: about 135°F for rare, 140°F for medium rare* (the recommended temperature for optimal taste and texture), and 145°F for medium.
What temperature do you cook tri tip on a gas grill?
To grill: Heat a gas grill to 500 degrees to get a good crusty sear on the meat.
Cook the tri-tip for about four or five minutes on both sides until you get a good sear on each side.
Lower the heat to about 400 degrees, and cook each side an additional eight to 10 minutes.
How do you cook a tri tip on a charcoal grill?
Prepare a charcoal grill for direct and indirect medium-high heat. Add the chips about 30 minutes before grilling the beef. Set the tri-tip over direct heat, fat-side up, and sear until nicely browned, about 10 minutes. Flip over and sear other side.
How long does it take to cook a tri tip on a Weber grill?
Place tri-tip on the grill, over indirect heat, unwrapped for 60-90 minutes. Cook until internal temperature reaches 127 (or up to 130 degrees) for medium rare to medium and remove.
How long does it take to cook a tri tip on a propane grill?
Place the tri tip on cool side of grill for about 15 to 30 minutes. Move the tri tip to the high heat side when it reaches around 10 degrees below your desired level of doneness — 115 degrees Fahrenheit for rare, 120 F for medium-rare, 130 F for medium or 145 F for medium-well as measured by a meat thermometer.