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Chili Rubbed Tri Tip
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Chili Rubbed Tri Tip

Chili Rubbed Tri Tip

Makes one 2-3 pound tri tip This is super simple and super good. A tri tip is full of flavor and I love it. Remember to take it out of the fridge about 30 minutes before cooking.


  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • Olive oil
  • One 2-3 pound tri trip, trimmed of most of the fat


  1. Heat the grill to high
  2. Combine chili powder, cumin, oregano, garlic powder and salt
  3. Drizzle beef with olive oil, then sprinkle with mix and rub in well all over
  4. Place on the grill and cook until desired doneness, for medium rare approximately 10 minutes a side
  5. Remove from grill, cover with foil and let rest about 15 minutes before slicing