Blackened Tilapia

Jasmine: "Simple and delicious. I’m not a fan of thyme so I…" Read More


  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika ($0.30)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin ($0.10)
  • 1 teaspoon thyme ($0.10)
  • 1 teaspoon oregano ($0.10)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper ($0.02)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder ($0.02)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt ($0.02)
  • 1 tablespoon butter ($0.15)
  • 4 ounces tilapia filets (each, $3.33)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium8% DV180mg
    Fat6% DV4g
    Protein12% DV6g
    Carbs1% DV2g
    Fiber4% DV<1g
    Calories60Calories from Fat35
    Total Fat4g6%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat35
    Total Carbohydrate2g1%
    Dietary Fiber<1g4%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C4%

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


    Jasmine 8 months ago
    Simple and delicious. I’m not a fan of thyme so I only put half a tsp and added 1/4 tsp onion powder
    Molly Messersmith 8 months ago
    Amazing! So flavorful!
    Courtney Hege 9 months ago
    great. would make again
    KeenCulinaire 10 months ago
    Tasted delicious... yummmmm
    Gemal B. 10 months ago
    turned out great. pretty simple. I didnt have cayenne pepper, so I used chili powder and siracha seasoning. it turned out great. would makenit again.
    Kasenia Hill a year ago
    Great recipe! Very flavorful and my family loved it.
    Jordan Domash 2 years ago
    Great! Need more spice. Had thick fish so need to cook extra
    Michael D. 2 years ago
    Awesome recipe! Quick and easy
    Collin Bouwman 2 years ago
    My girlfriend is on the Keto diet so this was a rather quick and easy meal for dinner, I added some asparagus from the skillet and broccoli.
    Kandise 2 years ago
    very bland. needed to double the seasoning recipe for all four tilapia.
    Natalie Kopplin 2 years ago
    Used hot paprika but would use less of that or regular paprika next time
    Britany Robinson 2 years ago
    It was good! I'll make it again just needed a little more salt for my taste
    Dae G. 3 years ago
    It turned out great. Could use a little less salt and had to substitute red pepper flakes for the cayenne pepper, but it was still pretty great! Definitely gonna cook it again.
    Whitehead 3 years ago
    Really good, simple meal. Would and have definitely make it again. It's nice that most of the ingredients are things you'd have on hand.
    Alison S. 3 years ago
    So easy! I never knew this type of recipe existed! I've been baking blackened tilapia more often since finding this recipe!
    Natalie M. 3 years ago
    Not the best recipe I've ever tried, but gave it 4 stars because I actually made the tilapia taste like SOMETHING. Will definitely keep using this until I find something better 😁
    Missy S. 3 years ago
    Had a last minute change of plans for dinner- luckily we had some frozen tilapia filets in the freezer! These were ready in no time & they were delicious!! Just had to substitute chili powder for the cumin (had run out). It's definitely a keeper :) Thanks so much for sharing this recipe!
    Abby A. 4 years ago
    AMAZING!!! ... I put pepper flakes instead of the paprika and chilli powder and sage instead of rhyme. SO flavorful! Definitely a keeper.