TEQUILA MARINATED TRI-TIPS w/ AVOCADO CREAM SAUCE (Adapted from Savour the Senses)
Will double this recipe to serve our party of 15.
1/2 cup lime juice
1/2 cup cilantro (chopped)
1/2 cup olive oil
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup tequila
7 garlic cloves (minced)
2 tsp lime zest
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp ground black pepper
1 (3lb) loin tri-tip roast
1 tbsp sour cream
1 ripe avocado
1/3 cup fresh cilantro (minced)
2 cloves of garlic (minced)
salt and pepper (to taste)
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 lime (juiced)
Photo Credit: Cate Bogue
Combine 1/2 lime juice, 1/2 cup cilantro, 1/2 cup olive oil, soy
sauce, tequila, 7 cloves garlic, lime zest, cumin, oregano and
pepper in a bowl.
Place the tri-tip(s) in a casserole dish and pour the marinade to
cover both sides.
Marinate at least 4 hours – better if overnight. Turn occasionally.
Grill the tri-tip over med-high heat until cooked to your desire ~
8 minutes per side for med-rare. Cover and allow to rest for
10 minutes before slicing.
For the sauce, combine the sour cream, avocado and remaining
ingredients and whip with a fork.
Top steak with sauce to serve along with rolls.
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