If you're using a highly acidic marinade like this chimichurri , they only need about 15 to 20 minutes to tenderize. Remove onions from marinade and place around the beef.
Start by rubbing a spice mixture into the meat before placing it in a ziploc bag with enough olive oil to properly coat your roast.
How to bake a tender tri tip. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes per pound. Simmer for at least one hour or 15 minutes per pound. As a roast, it benefits from long cooking at a low temperature, allowing the heat to slowly melt the connective tissues in the muscle to make it extremely tender.
Set the temperature between 250 to 325 degrees, depending on how slowly you'd like to cook the roast. Sprinkle salt on both sides of the steak just before placing it in the skillet. Use the spices and brown sugar in this recipe along with dried rosemary and oregano to make a santa maria dry rub.leave out the oil and rub the dry mixture all over the roast before allowing to rest for 30 minutes.
Turn the steak over and put the skillet into the oven. Allow roast to rest for 10 minutes, and done! Heat the skillet until it's sizzling hot.
You will need to turn the steak as you cut because the grain shifts.