Honey BBQ Tri-Tip Sandwich

Honey BBQ Tri-Tip Sandwich

Prep: 20 Minutes Cook: 30 Minutes Serves: 6 Submitted by: Chef Bert Agor, Jr.


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.