Smoked Mexican Spice-Rubbed Tri Tip with Lemon-Herb Sauce
April 15, 2019
Today we are making a Tri-Tip in the Masterbuilt Smoker with a lemon-herb sauce. To start, we’ll marinate the Tri-Tip with a Mexican-Spice rub, then smoke it in the Masterbuilt Electric Smoker. Next, we will apply mayonnaise and sear over high heat in a cast iron skillet.
4 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons Kosher salt
5 teaspoons black pepper
5 teaspoons dried mustard
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons onion powder
2 teaspoons chipotle powder
Lemon Herb Sauce Ingredients
5 teaspoon Kosher salt
2 teaspoons lemon juice
5 teaspoon dried rosemary
1 teaspoon minced garlic
3-4 tablespoons dried thyme
2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce
2 teaspoons ginger paste
¾ cup olive oil
1 Tri Tip Roast
½ stick Irish butter
¼ cup (approximately) mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
From the marinade ingredients, apply the olive oil to all sides of the tri-tip.
Mix the rest of the marinade ingredients together, then sprinkle of all sides of the tri-tip.
Place ingredients and tri-tip in a gallon Ziploc bag and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
Set the Masterbuilt electric smoker to 250 degrees F and add some oak or mesquite wood chips.
Place the tri-tip in the Masterbuilt smoker.
While the tri-tip is cooking, place all of the lemon sauce ingredients in a blender and blend well. Place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
Remove the tri-tip from the Masterbuilt smoker when the internal temperature reaches 110 degrees F. For this cook is was 34 minutes.
Let the tri-tip rest for 10 minutes, then apply the mayonnaise to all sides of the tri-tip.
In a cast iron skillet over high heat, melt the butter and add the Worcestershire sauce.
Add the tri-tip and sear for approximately 2 minutes per side.
Remove the tri-tip and let rest for 10 minutes.
Slice the tri-tip, drizzle with the lemon-herb sauce and serve!