Preheat oven to 300 and prepare a hot charcoal grill or heat a gas grill to high. Once the tri tip roast is “done,”, take it off the grill and lit it rest on a platter for 10 minutes.
Next, take the roast out 45 minutes before you plan on cooking it so it can reach room temperature.
Cook time for 2 lbs tri tip on the grill. Once the tri tip has been fully cooked and the right color, transfer to the grill’s cool side and close the lid. It typically takes an hour and a half. Place the steak on the grill, allowing it to cook for some 5 minutes.
Place the tri tip directly on the grill grates and smoke until the internal temperature reaches 165° f (about 2 1/2 hours). Remove the tri tip from the grill and wrap it in pit boss butcher paper. However, done depends on when it gets hot enough to be done.
Move the meat to the cooler side, over indirect heat, and. Grill for no more than 20 mins total. If cooking a single piece of tri tip, expect it to be in the electric smoker for at least an hour.
The meat will need to cook once the internal temperature of the thickest part hits 130 degree fahrenheit. Remove to indirect heat and continue. Place in the tri tip directly on the grill grates of your smoker.
The temperature of your grill. Mins per side or until an even char develops on all sides. Depending on the steak’s thickness, it might need more or less time on the grill.
Insert a meat thermometer (or have an instant read one handy) cook on side one for 3 minutes, flip and grill on side two.