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Tequila Marinated Tri-Tip w/ Avocado Cream Sauce

Servings: 6 -8

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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 medium casserole dish.
  • Place the tri-tip in the marinade to cover both sides.
  • Marinate the tri-tip for at least 4 hours (preferably over night), flipping occasionally.
  • Grill the tri-tip over medium-high heat until cooked to desired temperature (about 8 minutes per side for medium rare). Cover and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
  • For the sauce, combine the sour cream, avocado and remaining ingredients and whip with a fork.
  • Top steak with sauce to serve.