How to Make the Ultimate Tri-Tip Marinade

This recipe comes from Slothstradamus's food blog and can be found here:


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 35 Minutes


  • 1 Whole Tri-Tip
  • 1 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 4 Cloves Garlic, Smashed
  • 2 Tsp Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 2 Whole Bay Leave


  1. Combine soy sauce, oil, and brown sugar in a mixing bowl and whisk well.
  2. Add in the garlic, peppercorns, and bay leaves.
  3. Place the tri-tip in a gallon-sized sealable bag or sealable container.
  4. Pour the marinade over the meat, ensuring it’s fully covered.
  5. For best results, let the tri-tip marinate overnight in the refrigerator.
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