In general,two to four hours of marinating is long enough for the meat to soak up the flavor, but a large Tri tip loin can marinate for up to two days in the refrigerator, according to the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service. *Remember, always marinate in the refrigerator to avoid the growth of bacteria. See our recipe page on our web-site for more details.
Marinades add flavor to your food. Using marinades allows you to buy a less expensive cut of beef, in addition to adding flavor, it acts as a tenderizer.