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Salted and Blackened Tilapia

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"A very easy and tasty quick dinner. I serve this with Sweet Pepper Rice plus a green vegetable. Dinner's on the table in less than 30 minutes!"
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9 m servings 118
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. Lightly salt one side of each tilapia filets with Diamond Crystal(R) Kosher Salt. Rub Cajun seasoning on both sides of the filets.
  2. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a skillet.
  3. When the oil is hot, carefully place filets in the skillet. Fry each side until richly browned and fish flakes easily, 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Place tilapia on a warmed plate; cover with foil for a few minutes to let rest.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 118 calories; 1.6 1.1 23.1 41 1484 Full nutrition

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Fast, easy, and delicious! It went well with red beans & rice and a little Crystal Hot Sauce.

so good. i love blackened anything but this one has to take the cake with me. i used extra seasoning myself

Honey and I loved it! It was a little too spicy for the kids but we loved it and it was so easy!!!

This was excellent, very tasty. Plus I didn’t need a lot of ingredients, so no need for a trip to the store in holiday traffic! My husband eats fish a lot for protein and he loved it! Great for ...

Bought some very fresh Tilapia and used the Cajun Spice Mix recipe on this site. Followed directions exactly and we devoured the lot. Will definitely be making this again. Thanks for sharing thi...

I used cajun seasoning for tilapia and they turned out sooooooooo good. My husband just loved it. We ate simple brown rice with it. One thing i did was used more cajun seasoning then the recip...