Big Daddy;s Blackened Tilapia

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 204.8
  • Total Fat: 9.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 55.0 mg
  • Sodium: 644.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 24.2 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    3 Tbsp Smoked Paprika
    1 Tsp Salt
    1 Tbsp Onion Powder
    1 Tsp Black Pepper
    1 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
    1 Tsp Dried Groud Thyme
    1 Tsp Dried Oregano
    .5 Tsp Garlic Powder

    Mix Above Spices in Bowl for Blackening Spice

    4 Tilapia Fillets
    2 Tbsp Grapeseed Oil
    .5 Lemon, Juiced


Prepare Blackening Spice Mix in Bowl

Press a heaping tablespoon of the spice mix onto each fillet so that both sides are liberally coated. Allow the fish to sit for 15 minutes at room temperature prior to cooking

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Once the oil is almost smoking, add the fillets and cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Sprinkle with lemon juice and transfer the fillets to serving platter.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LYNNDERELLA44.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I changed this up by using chicken breasts because that is what I had on hand and grilled it on the grill outside. Turned out great. Served with grilled veggies and side salad - very satisfying! - 7/11/10

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  • Incredible!
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    This was so good that even my husband ate it, and it wasn't beef! - 6/28/10

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  • excellent! didn't have grapeseed oil though! - 10/9/10

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  • This was really easy to prepare. I served it with rice and diced tomatoes, which I thought went with it pretty well. - 9/26/10

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  • Loved it! Served it with Red beans and Brown Rice - 9/6/10

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