Blackened Tilapia Recipe | Yummly

Blackened Tilapia

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  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 10 ounces tilapia fillets
  • 1 lime (cut into wedges, optional, for serving)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (for cooking)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium26% DV630mg
    Fat12% DV8g
    Protein29% DV15g
    Carbs2% DV6g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories150Calories from Fat70
    Total Fat8g12%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat70
    Total Carbohydrate6g2%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C15%

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


    Great recipe! Easy to make, healthy, juicy and flavourful! I’ve already made it 5 or so times. Everyone loves it! Thank you!
    AptChef a month ago
    It was very yummy! My husband said it was one of the best tilapias I’ve ever cooked! :) I will definitely make that again.
    Christian Garcia 2 months ago
    Delicious recipe, I made it for my family on Good Friday and it was a success.
    Vern 2 months ago
    Quick easy and great flavor
    Victoria Hearne 2 months ago
    It was alright... not my family's favorite. We were a little off-put by the sweetness from the brown sugar.
    Hi RULEBOY 3 months ago
    Turned out well very easy
    Kathryn Murray 3 months ago
    Loved this rub! Tasted great!
    Hanks 4 months ago
    I have made this twice now. It is AMAZING and so quick and easy. My kids love it as well.
    Ivan Kesseler 4 months ago
    I will make it again! It was delicious.
    Claudia Salmon 4 months ago
    very tasty and easy to prepare.
    Stefanie Stumpf 6 months ago
    It was a very good blend of prices. Slightly sweet with a little bit of a kick, but not over dramatized. Will definitely make it again, may try with other meats and will share with family and friends.
    Sherrie 7 months ago
    Great! I put half the salt and still tasted awesome!
    Kuda Kariwo 8 months ago
    Great dish , easy to make and the fish is fast
    Reynolds 9 months ago
    Loved it!!! Definitely making it again.
    Melodie Bush 9 months ago
    I want to put that rub on everything! Seasoning goes very well together and a great contrast to the light flaky fish. KUDOS!
    Barbie Barton a year ago
    Yummy and I would definitely make it again.
    Kendra Flowers a year ago
    This was amazing! I think I might not use like next time though! The sweetness threw me off a little, but still great! Will make this again!
    Jessica G. a year ago
    Very delicious. It was not very spicy and I was left with a lot of the Cajun mix left. If you want it spicier make sure to add more. For me it was not spicy at all but I have a high spice tolerance
    Jamie a year ago
    I cook this at least once a month. Really easy and gives the tilapia a ton of flavor.
    Adalyss Torres a year ago
    Delicious I’m only 16 and it turned out amazing
    Cosette Isakson a year ago
    Great! My whole family loved it
    Darion Hunt a year ago
    Turned out great, wife and toddler liked it with yellow rice as a side. Forgot cayenne pepper but it was still good.
    Sonja Brue a year ago
    Liked it a lot! Will make again tonight!
    Nicole a year ago
    Great! Served with blacked peas and sautéed spinach
    Marjorie Goodwin a year ago
    Perfect. I would definitely make it again.
    Hanan A. a year ago
    Real good! Kids loved it too Spices were just right
    Joe Beuerlein a year ago
    The tilapia turned out great. Just the right amount of heat and crunch to the surface of the filet.
    Teresa a year ago
    Family loved it and ate all the fish and asked for more. Went well with grilled zucchini spears in Parmesan cheese. For a family of 4 we needed more.
    Jenae D. a year ago
    Delicious seasoning!!!!
    David M. a year ago
    awesome, will definitely make this again