Grape and Hatch Chile Marinated Tri Tip

Hatch chiles and grapes give this Tri Tip a unique and delicious taste.

Grape and Hatch Chile Marinated Tri Tip

Hatch chiles and grapes give this Tri Tip a unique and delicious taste.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Tim Fraker from Melissa’s. 

Ingredients

  • 3½ cups red, green and black Moscato grapes, rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • ¾ cup Cognac
  • ½ sweet onion, diced
  • 3 New Mexico Hatch Chiles, roasted; peeled; stemmed and seeded
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 green apple, cored; diced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tri Tip Roast

Instructions

Set the EGG for indirect cooking with the convEGGtor at 350°F/177°C.

Place the first 9 ingredients into a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from the heat and using an immersion blender, carefully purée the mixture. 

Place the Tri tip in a resealable bag. Pour the marinade over the meat and seal the bag. Marinate for one hour. 

After one hour, place the meat in the rectangular drip pan and pour the marinade over the top. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until you reach your desired doneness. 

Internal Temps:
125°F/52°C Rare
135°F/57°C Medium
145°F/63°C Well Done

Makes about 6-8 servings

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