Well known to all American style BBQ enthusiasts and prized for its flavour.
Unlike a brisket which needs many hours of cooking to break down, the tri-tip is best cooked to a medium rare, like a steak. Which means it is cooked quickly with high heat unlike most low and slow cuts.
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Most tri-tips weigh in and around 1.5kg and are supplied fully trimmed with a thin fat cap on top