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.


    Andi 2 months ago
    Wonderful, very spicy, I suggest adjusting cayenne pepper by half to please cooler palettes
    Jim N. N. 6 months ago
    Really good! Used clarified butter for the fat, turned out perfectly seasoned and very juicy for oven fish. Will do again.
    Kane 6 months ago
    this will be a repeat recipe!
    Lauryn Payne 8 months 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 10 months ago
    Excellent...reminded me of the Creole Catch from Ruby Tuesday's. Will definitely make again!
    Shay 10 months 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 10 months ago
    Just okay, but I will try it again
    YumChef a year ago
    The Tilapia turned out great!!
    Kim I. a year 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. a year ago
    very spicy but delicious
    Ericka J. a year ago
    awesome recipe. I like heat. mine was suoer spicy. i let it cook a little longer for crisper edges
    Montemayor a year ago
    This recipe convinced my family that i can cook!
    Natalia Natasha 2 years ago
    Just ok, and too salty
    Iris Hickenbottom 2 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 2 years ago
    Delicious, didn’t use tarter but lemon and a lil extra butter/olive oil. Thanks!
    Mike Stevens 2 years ago
    Fabulous- I cut the cayenne to 1/2 but other than that it was Awesome.
    Leah 2 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 2 years ago
    Yes. I will be making this again and again!!
    Carolyn W. 2 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 2 years ago
    Great and will add to rotation
    Maira Magaña 2 years ago
    Delicious!! I baked it for exactly 10 min as it said and it came out nice and tender...yum!!!
    Gensaw 2 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. 2 years ago
    Amazing It was simple and so easy to follow
    Sally B. 2 years ago
    Delicious! Will definitely use this recipe in the future.
    Wendy Reaves 3 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. 3 years ago
    Yummy!! A definite do again! My family enjoyed the flavors. We will share this recipe with friends and family.
    Shelby Loveland 3 years ago
    Very good! The spices were terrific! For the tarter sauce I halved the mayo with non fat Greek yogurt for a lighter option.