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Oven Baked Blackened Tilapia

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  • 1 pound tilapia fillets
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sweet pickle relish
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium33% DV800mg
    Fat25% DV16g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs4% DV11g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories270Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate11g4%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C10%

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


    Michele Rosa a month ago
    I only made half the rub and it tasted really good.
    Kathy Mezick 6 months ago
    Very tasty. Easy. I would make again in a heartbeat. I plan on trying this recipe on different kinds of fish
    Stella I. 8 months ago
    A good fish rub. Would probably salt the fish first before adding the rub because still not as salty as I'd like. Wasn't spicy at all even with 1 tsp cayenne pepper but then again I love spicy foods so I probably have a high tolerance.
    Andi a year ago
    Wonderful, very spicy, I suggest adjusting cayenne pepper by half to please cooler palettes
    Juana Lopez 2 years ago
    Really good! Used clarified butter for the fat, turned out perfectly seasoned and very juicy for oven fish. Will do again.
    Kane 2 years ago
    this will be a repeat recipe!
    Lauryn Payne 2 years ago
    It turned out great, I meal prepped 4 lbs of fish this time. I substituted chili pepper seasoning because I forgot the paprika and it still tasted awesome. Husband said it was the best blackened fish he’s had. Will make again!
    Nathan Radcliffe 2 years ago
    Excellent...reminded me of the Creole Catch from Ruby Tuesday's. Will definitely make again!
    Shay 2 years ago
    This was easy and yummy. I used the full tsp of cayenne and it wasn’t hot enough, so I’ll add another 1/2 tsp next time. But my husband and son both loved it.
    Riegel 2 years ago
    Just okay, but I will try it again
    Lincoln 2 years ago
    The Tilapia turned out great!!
    Kim I. 2 years ago
    Just ok. I followed recipe as written and used the 1/4 tsp of cayenne. The tilapia tasted like dirty fish and the spices themselves were ok, but I didn't get any real flavor. my husband wouldn't even try this dish. We ended up throwing it out after I ate 3 bites. It's an easy recipe though, so 3 stars for that
    Danielle W. 2 years ago
    very spicy but delicious
    Ericka J. 2 years ago
    awesome recipe. I like heat. mine was suoer spicy. i let it cook a little longer for crisper edges
    Montemayor 3 years ago
    This recipe convinced my family that i can cook!
    Natalia Natasha 3 years ago
    Just ok, and too salty
    Iris Hickenbottom 3 years ago
    This is a great recipe I made it for dinner this evening and my family loved it. The only thing I added was Wright's liquid smoke to the EVO and brushed it on the fish. Awesome!
    Hi Kimberly 3 years ago
    Delicious, didn’t use tarter but lemon and a lil extra butter/olive oil. Thanks!
    Mike Stevens 3 years ago
    Fabulous- I cut the cayenne to 1/2 but other than that it was Awesome.
    Leah 3 years ago
    Tasty and easy! Husband loved it! :-)
    I used the seasonings but didn’t measure, and it came out a little bland. So next time i will try to follow the recipe and see if the flavor comes out a bit stronger
    Wall 3 years ago
    Yes. I will be making this again and again!!
    Carolyn Ward 3 years ago
    Delicious and flaky, cooking time at ten minutes at 425 convection was perfect. My only complaint was, I cut the recipe for the spice mix in half, using 1/4 t. of cayenne. Per the recipe, this should have been on the less-hot end of the spectrum, and we like things extra spicy. The cayenne pepper overpowered everything. Couldn't even taste the tartar sauce. If I make it again I'd use 1/8 t. cayenne. If you don't like things extra spicy, just use a dash or two for two fillets.
    Sherron Rimpson 3 years ago
    Great and will add to rotation
    Maira Magaña 3 years ago
    Delicious!! I baked it for exactly 10 min as it said and it came out nice and tender...yum!!!
    Gensaw 3 years ago
    It was good but the thyme kinda overpowered everything. If you just put in half the amount it turns out fantastic.
    tony g. 3 years ago
    Amazing It was simple and so easy to follow
    Sally B. 3 years ago
    Delicious! Will definitely use this recipe in the future.
    Wendy Reaves 4 years ago
    This recipe was super easy and quick. However, I messed it up. I dipped the fish into the seasoning instead of rubbing it on. It was too spicy and too salty. :( This was totally my fault. The next the time I make it I will follow the instructions. I didn't make the tarter sauce this time. However, I will try it next time. I give this recipe 2 thumbs up.
    Judi A. 4 years ago
    Yummy!! A definite do again! My family enjoyed the flavors. We will share this recipe with friends and family.