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Cajun Blackened Redfish

Cajun Blackened Redfish

Rated as 4.51 out of 5 Stars
Recipe By:M. Alario
"Delicious, quick and easy dish to prepare! Best when caught fresh, but can use frozen. Made this recipe up when I was about 14, still it is one of my favorites!!!"

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups Italian-style salad dressing
  • 4 (4 ounce) fillets red drum

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter on low heat; cool to room temperature. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine the cayenne pepper, black pepper, lemon pepper, garlic powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. Dip the filets into the melted butter, then coat with the seasoning mixture.
  4. In a large skillet over high heat, sear fish on each side for 2 minutes or until slightly charred.
  5. Place in a 11x7 inch baking dish and pour the Italian dressing onto each filet. Cover baking dish and bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes or until flaky and tender.