Total Time
4hrs 28mins
Prep 4 hrs 20 mins
Cook 8 mins

This is a quick and easy way to marinate tri-tip. This really brings out the flavor of the beef. The cooking time I noted is passive cooking time and includes the time it takes to marinate the meat.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients (except meat) to a small bowl and stir.
  2. Transfer all ingredients (including meat) to large plastic bag.
  3. Seal bag, making sure to get most of the air out.
  4. Massage marinade into meat through the bag. Let marinate in the refrigerator for 4 – 8 hours, don’t marinate overnight as it makes the meat too salty.
  5. Grill tri tip for about 15 – 20 minutes on each side or until desired doneness.


Most Helpful

This is an excellent marinade, especially since it has ingredients that I always have on hand. It only takes a minute to get together and then put meat in and your done till grill time. I went to 3 stores around me and none of them had a tri-tip roast so I had to substitute sirloin steak, which was about 3 lbs. I let the meat marinade for about 3-4 hours and it was so tasty!!! I don't know if I would use a tri-tip now, since this steak was so good!!! Made for Spring PAC 2008. Thanks for a great recipe, that will be used often, Busy Lindsay.

diner524 April 09, 2008

This was a very tasty marinade. I used it on sirloin tip steaks. Thanks for sharing

cmr1120 July 26, 2009

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