Coffee Molasses Tri-tip

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Aug. 16, 2012

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Instant coffee 4 Teaspoon (Compliments)
Hot water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) , mince
Sweet onion chipotle barbecue sauce 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (Compliments)
Molasses 2 Tablespoon (Compliments fancy)
Tri tip
Salt 1 1/2 Teaspoon (or to taste)



1. Preheat barbecue grill to medium-high.


2 .Take a pan and combine coffee and hot water in it. Mix to dissolve.

3. Add garlic, barbecue sauce and molasses in pan. Mix, place the pan on low heat and allow it to simmer for about 2 minutes.

4. Pour sauce into a baking dish, reserving 2/3 cup for later use.

6. Place tri-tip steak into the dish, turn and coat the sauce evenly on it.

7. Season with salt, and place steak on grill. Cover it with lid, and cook for about 3 minutes each side, or until the surface becomes brown.

8. Reduce the heat to medium low, cover and cook for another 25 minutes.

9. In the last 5 minutes of cooking, brush 2 tablespoon of reserved sauce on streak. Turn and coat on all sides.


10. Remove the streak from grill, allow it to rest for 10 minutes, and cut it against the grain into slices.


11. Serve tri-tip steak hot with the remaining sauce.


Use meat thermometer and check the temperature of your steak. A perfectly cooked steak should have an internal temperature of 145 degree.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 638Calories from Fat 191

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.3%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1437 mg59.88%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 19 g

Protein 80 g160%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet