How to Make A Killer Tri Tip Marinade

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Things You'll Need

  • 1/2 cup water

  • Large mixing bowl

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup orange juice

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce

  • 2 tbsp. sugar

  • 1 tbsp. black pepper

  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder

  • 1 tbsp. onion powder

  • 1 tbsp. season salt

  • 1 tbsp. mustard powder

  • Mixing spoon

  • Gallon-size freezer bag

If you are looking to add moisture and a savory flavor to your tri tip steak, try using a marinade. Marinades are a great way to increase the flavor factor of your meat. While there are countless marinades available in grocery stores, homemade marinades work just as well. There is a simple do-it-yourself recipe that will make your tri tip steak become a family favorite. Follow this recipe and you will have meat worth bragging about.


Step 1

Pour 1/2 water into a large mixing bowl.

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Step 2

Add 1/4 orange juice, 1/4 cup lemon juice, and 1/4 cup olive oil to the mixing bowl.


Step 3

Pour 2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce, 2 tbsp. soy sauce, and 2 tbsp. sugar to the mixing bowl.


Step 4

Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl. Blend the ingredients together using a mixing spoon.


Step 5

Pour the marinade mixture into a gallon-size freezer bag.


Step 6

Place the tri tip meat into the freezer bag and seal the bag. Refrigerate overnight.


The amount of salt used in this recipe can be doubled to increase the tenderness of the meat.


Be sure to discard the marinade before cooking the tri tip. Do not cook the meat in the marinade


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