Easy Grilled Tri-Tip


This grilled tri-tip steak recipe is a great way to grill large cuts beef quickly. You can even make it on a busy weeknight! I've also made this for barbecue parties. It's better than buying a bunch of steaks!

close up view of a Grilled Tri-Tip served with roasted potatoes and spinach with bacon, on a plate
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 25 mins


  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 4 pounds beef tri tip, cut into 1/2 inch slices


  1. In a large, nonreactive bowl, blend the soy sauce, olive oil, water, garlic, and pepper. Place beef tri-tip in the marinade. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator at least 4 hours.

  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil the grate.

  3. Grill beef slices 3 to 5 minutes per side or to desired doneness. Discard remaining marinade.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

491 Calories
25g Fat
1g Carbs
61g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 491
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 33%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 211mg 70%
Sodium 531mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 61g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 513mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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