How Long To Cook Tri Tip In Air Fryer

How Long To Cook Tri Tip In Air Fryer So That It Not Overcook

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How Long To Cook Tri Tip In Air Fryer

Preheat the air fryer at max heat for 5-10 minutes. Add the tri tip in the air fryer basket, turn the heat up to the maximum, and let fry 8 minutes. Flip tri tip and cook for another 8 minutes.

How Long To Cook Tri Tip In Air Fryer: Recipes Section

Here are a few recipes that you can try for yourself.

Air Fryer Tri-Tip

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 6


  • 2 tsp rosemary and thyme (dried or fresh)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 medium onion (if desired)
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 lbs. tri tip (without the fat)


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 390 degrees F. Combine oil, rosemary, and sea salt on a plate.
  2. Pat dry tri tip with paper towels. Put the beef on the plate and flip to coat it with the oil-herb mix. Transfer the beef roast to an air fryer basket.
  3. Peel the onion if using and slice in half. Put onion halves close to the tri tip in the basket.
  4. Cook for fifteen minutes. Once time is done, lower the temperature to 360 F.
  5. You may need to turn the food when cooking in some air fryers and hence, it’s advisable to consult your manual and flip the beef if necessary.
  6. Cook the roast beef for 30 more minutes. It should be medium-rare. It’s recommended to use a meat thermometer to check the beef’s temperature to ensure it’s cooked as desired.
  7. You can cook for extra five minutes intervals if you like the meat more well done.
  8. Remove the meat from the air fryer, encase with foil and let it sit for at least 10 minutes before serving. This enables the beef to finish cooking and reabsorption of the juices into the meat.
  9. Thinly slice the beef against the grain and then serve with steamed or roasted veggies, gravy, and wholegrain mustard.

 Nutrition Values:

Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 282mg | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 33g | Potassium: 536mg | Sugar: 1g

Delicious Tri Tip Cubes

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 12 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 1 pound tri tip, cubed (without the fat)
  • 16 ounces jarred pasta sauce
  • 1 and ½ cups bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon marjoram, dried
  • White rice, already cooked for serving


  1. In a bowl, mix beef cubes with pasta sauce and toss well.
  2. In another bowl, mix bread crumbs with marjoram and oil and stir well.
  3. Dip beef cubes in this mix, place them in your air fryer, and cook at 360 degrees F for 12 minutes.
  4. Divide among plates and serve with white rice on the side.
  5. Enjoy!

Nutrition: Calories 271, Fat 6, Fiber 9, Carbs 18, Protein 12

Beef Jerky Snack

Preparation time: 2 hours

Cooking time: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Servings: 6


  • 2 cups soy sauce
  • ½ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 2 pounds tri tip, sliced (without the fat)


  1. In a bowl, mix soy sauce with black peppercorns, black pepper, and Worcestershire sauce and mix until fully combined.
  2. Add the tri tip, toss the tri tip until its coated. Put the tri tip in the fridge for 6 hours.
  3. Introduce beef rounds in your air fryer and cook them at 370 degrees F for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a bowl and serve cold.
  5. Enjoy!

Nutrition: Calories 300, Fat 12, Fiber 4, Carbs 3, Protein 8

Tri Tip with Snow Peas and Mushrooms

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 22 minutes

Servings: 2


  • 2 lbs. tri tip, cut into strips (without the fat)
  • Salt and black pepper to the taste
  • 7 ounces snow peas
  • 8 ounces white mushrooms, halved
  • 1 yellow onion, cut into rings
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil


  1. In a bowl, mix olive oil with soy sauce, whisk, add beef strips, and toss.
  2. In another bowl, mix snow peas, onion, and mushrooms with salt, pepper, and oil, toss well, put in a pan that fits your air fryer, and cook at 350 degrees F for 16 minutes.
  3. Add beef to the pan as well and cook at 400 degrees F for 6 minutes more.
  4. Divide everything among plates and serve.
  5. Enjoy!

Nutrition: Calories 235, Fat 8, Fiber 2, Carbs 22, Protein 24

Tri Tip with Garlic Mayo

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Servings: 8


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 pounds tri tips (without the fat)
  • 2 tablespoons chives, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • ¼ cup tarragon, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to the taste


  1. Season beef with salt and pepper to the taste, place in your air fryer, cook at 370 degrees F for 20 minutes, transfer to a plate and leave aside for a few minutes.
  2. In a bowl, mix garlic with sour cream, chives, mayo, some salt, and pepper, whisk and leave aside.
  3. In another bowl, mix mustard with Dijon mustard and tarragon, whisk, add beef, toss, return to the air fryer, and for 20 minutes boil at 350 degrees F.
  4. Divide beef on plates spread garlic mayo on top and serve.
  5. Enjoy!

Nutrition: Calories 400, Fat 12, Fiber 2, Carbs 27, Protein 19


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