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Blackened Tilapia

Updated on November 17, 2014
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I love Tilapia its one of my favorite fish to cook and I'm always looking for new ways to cook this delish fish. So I decided to try to blackened it and it was so good. Spicy but not over powering this recipe will spice up not only tilapia but any of your favorite fish. Pair with brown rice and broccoli to make a great healthy meal.

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 5 servings


  • 1lbs Tilapia Fillets, Thawed
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. chili Powder
  • 1 tsp. cayenne
  • 2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. ground thyme
  • 1 tsp. brown sugar
  1. Combine all the dry spices together to make a rub.
  2. Completely coat the fillets and allow to sit for 15-20 mins before cooking.
  3. In a large pan heat 1 Tbs. of oil and add fish fillets.
  4. Cook for 2-3 mins per side.
  5. Serve with your choice sides and enjoy.


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