Honey BBQ Tri-Tip Sandwich

Chef Bert Agor, Jr.
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Chef Bert Agor, Jr.
A native Hawaiian from the island of Kauai, Chef Bert Agor, Jr.'s childhood dream was to become a chef. Working side-by-side many summers with his father in favorite Hawaiian restaurants, he gained the skills necessary to become an Executive Chef / Trainer. Now, in addition to creating unforgettable restaurant dining experiences, Chef Bert creates onolicious recipes for KING'S HAWAIIAN®, based on Flavors of Hawaii from his childhood.
Recipe Details

6 Buns KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Hamburger Buns

1/2 teaspoon Butter (for toasting buns)

3 pounds Beef tri-tip

To taste sea salt

To taste Fresh ground black pepper

1 ounce canola oil

2 tablespoons Big Island Bees Wilelaiki Honey (available online at www.kingshawaiian.com)

16 ounces Your favorite BBQ sauce

2 each Vine ripe tomatoes

3 tablespoons Green Onions, chopped


Ingredients for Home Made Pickles: *

1 each Hot House English Cucumber

2 cups white wine vinegar

1 teaspoon Fresh Dill Chopped

To taste sea salt

To taste Fresh ground black pepper

Step 1
Pre-heat Grill
Step 2
Season tri-tip with sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste.
Step 3
Heat canola oil in large saute pan on medium high heat and sear tri-tip until dark golden brown on each side.
Step 4
Coat top and bottom of seared tri-tip with Big Island Bees Wilelaiki Honey and then generously cover with your favorite BBQ sauce.
Step 5
Place seared tri-tip onto grill for about 25 minutes. When tri-tip reaches 130 - 140 degrees, remove from the grill and let rest for 5 to 10 minutes.
Step 6
Make pickles. Cut cucumber cut into 1/4
Step 7
Toast lightly buttered buns on grill and set aside.
Step 8
Carefully slice tri-tip into 1/8 inch slices
Step 9
Assemble sandwiches. On bun bottoms, place sliced tomatoes, then pickled cucumbers, then sliced tri-tip. Pour remaining BBQ sauce on top. Sprinkle green onions on top of that. Place top bun and serve.

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Our KING'S HAWAIIAN Hamburger Buns stay true to the original Island recipe -- a unique soft, fluffy texture with just a touch of sweetness.