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Trader Joe's Tri Tip sous vide - my fave steak

sweet100s | May 21, 201904:53 AM     2

Trader Joe's Santa Maria Tri Tip = my fave steak

Great flavor. Less fat than Rib Eye my second fave.
Delicious leftovers warmed to room temp or barely warm in salads.

What I do:
- Buy the Trader Joe's pre-marinated Santa Maria tri tip. Trader Joe's seasoning is perfect. Saves a ton of time and 1 big procedural step (marinading).

- Remove from packing bag. Trim most of the silver skin. There was hardly any on this one. This makes me happy because I dislike trimming silver skin.

- Put in a ZipLoc bag from a box clearly labeled to have no BPAs. (? right name?)

- Sous vide @ 133.5 degrees F for 9 hours. I do not add anything - no seasoning, no oil, before it goes into the hot tub.

- After 8-9 hours, remove from Sous Vide. Dry with paper towel. Season the surface. Oil with Avocado Oil. (I use that because of it's high smoke point)

- Cast iron sear in very hot pan, 30 seconds per side.

Perfect pink inside. Great sear.

This is not mine but it's another from Trader Joes and looks great too.
https://www.reddit.com/r/sousvide/com...

SO tender. SO delicious.

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