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Beef Tenderloin

ofcman29ofcman29 Posts: 28

Just got my egg this past week.  Having a Belmont Party at 5 on Saturday and plan to do a beef tenderloin for the ten guests.  Looking to reverse sear it.  How long does it take to get to 115 degrees at 300 on indirect cooking.  Would like to serve it at 6. 

I then plan to reverse sear it once I get it to 115 degrees.

Any suggestions?




  • itsmceitsmce Posts: 392
    Wow, I'm impressed! Going all out with a beef tenderloin for one of your first cooks. I'm 10  months in to my BGE and haven't gone that far.
    Large (sometimes wish it were an XL) in KS
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,670
    It depends on the shape, thickest part maybe 20 - 25 minutes per pound, thon parts a lot faster. You can double the "tail" over and tie it to make that part a little less done.


    Caledon, ON


  • gpsegggpsegg Posts: 384
    Did a 6 pound at 275-300 degrees and tied tail  to even thickness. Took 1-1.5 hours to IT of 115 before resting and searing.Used Mickeys rub and Jack Daniels chips.  Fantastic! Enjoy!
    Palm Beach Gardens, Fl and Blue Ridge, Ga.
  • ofcman29ofcman29 Posts: 28

    Tenderloin was OUTSTANDING!   Thanks to all on the forum for their past recipes and input.



  • Ladeback69Ladeback69 Posts: 4,153
    ofcman29 said:

    Tenderloin was OUTSTANDING!   Thanks to all on the forum for their past recipes and input.



    I'm glad it came out good for you. I am thinking of doing one soon and had some questions. What temp did you sear at and for how long per side. Did you do raised direct to get it to 115 or indirect? Welcome to the club, by the way.
    XL, WSM, Little Kahuna, Coleman RoadTrip Gas Grill

    Kansas City, Mo.
  • ofcman29ofcman29 Posts: 28
    I had a buddy over who has owned an egg for years.  He recommended, after cooking many himself, we cooked it for about 35-45 minutes at 350.  It came out charred on the outside and medium rear on the inside.  We turned the tenderloin, every 10 minutes to get a good char on all sides.  I hope it helps. 
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