Blackened Tilapia Recipe | Yummly

Blackened Tilapia

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  • 4 tilapia fillets (or other white fish)
  • 1 lemon (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • seasoning (Blackened)
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (each, & pepper)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium17% DV400mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs2% DV5g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories210Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate5g2%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Tami Turner a month ago
    Very yummy. We are going to try this recipe for fish tacos next time.
    Dani Hodge 3 months ago
    So good!! I used a little less cumin than the recipe called for but this was one of the best tilapia recipes I’ve tried!
    KoolKidz112 6 months ago
    This recipe turned out great! It’s quite easy and simple to make, and adding some seasoning makes it all the more delicious! This is also amazing with garlic cheese shells. :) Thank you for the recipe! Also, we omitted the brown sugar and replaced garlic powder with minced garlic since we didn’t have those in hand.
    Edwin Dalorzo 6 months ago
    I tried this tilapia recipe recently and it was pretty good. I loved the concept of cooking the lemons with the fish and I really liked that lemony flavor in the resulting dish. I would definitely make this one again.
    Ashley Brainer 9 months ago
    Super easy and tasty! I used the oven method so it doesn’t get as much of a crisp, but still delicious. I made 4 pieces of tilapia and had to double the seasonings to have enough. Pairs nicely with potatoes.
    Ela 10 months ago
    I really liked the recipe, super easy and tasty. Next time will add more spices though. I used only 3 pieces of fish but the taste of spices was not strong enough for me.
    Glen F a year ago
    Very good! I’ll add a little more brown sugar next time. Doubled the sugar, excellent!
    Jasmine Wigfall a year ago
    Wonderful. Loved the broiled version.
    Jennifer Matlock a year ago
    yummy! super quick and easy not overly spicy
    Kristen Johnson a year ago
    Really yummly! my son loved it
    JymJym 2 years ago
    This dish was delicious! Quick and easy to make! Yummy 😋
    Bryan 2 years ago
    Excellent. cut back on pepper but added 1\8 tsp of Cayenne to add extra heat.
    Cherrie L. 2 years ago
    This dish was lovely, only uesd 4 pieces of fish. I also juiced the lime in the pan as the fish cooked. Served with yukon gold potatoes seasoned with salt & pepper
    Hollon-Malais 2 years ago
    needed a LOT more seasoning. will try again with at least 2 x seasoning.
    Dee 2 years ago
    I didn’t have paprika and the lime is a great add to the fish
    Patricia g. 2 years ago
    I really like this site. Tried many recipes never had any problems. Thank you
    Justin McMahon 2 years ago
    Love it - I preamble the dry ingredients and whip this up for my family in under 15 minutes
    Stephen McGill 2 years ago
    Wonderful and easy to make.
    Veronica Varn 2 years ago
    good delicious spices
    Theia 2 years ago
    it was really delicious! will cook this one again!
    Scott S. 3 years ago
    Light flavor, needed other spices
    Christy Ball 3 years ago
    super easy and quick. my only complaint is it took a bit of oil to pan fry it.
    Kellie 3 years ago
    My husband and I tried this recipe tonight and the tilapia turned out great. It is our favorite way to make it now.
    Dani 3 years ago
    I improvised a little with amounts but the ingredients listed all combined well together!
    Jasmine W. 3 years ago
    Wonderful!! But I grilled it instead!
    Marni L. 3 years ago
    This was so tasty and easy!
    Mary Ann Freeman 3 years ago
    I'm on an intermittent fasting diet and tilapia is great for losing weight. I cook this recipe regularly so I mix up a batch of rub and keep it stored in a small jar.
    Johanna Torres 3 years ago
    I made 3 tilapias and cut the recipe in half because I read reviews that it was a bit on the spicy side. Turned out delicious!
    Jennifer Melton 3 years ago
    Spicy for our taste, but it was good!! We followed the exact recipe, but only made two fillets. The cumin is definitely strong.
    Cathy 3 years ago
    Delicious spice mix! I used two fillets for the amount of spice in this recipe and it was perfect!!!

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