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Florida Sunset Blackened Tilapia

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"This spicy blackened fish recipe goes great with a side of steamed vegetables, rice, or a fresh fruit salad. It's also great cooked on the grill."
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22 m servings 247
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 fillets)


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  1. Mix paprika, mango garlic seasoning, cayenne pepper, dried basil, dried thyme, minced garlic, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt together in a bowl.
  2. Brush a light coating of olive oil on both sides of fillets. Dredge fillets in seasoning mixture.
  3. Heat remaining olive oil in an electric skillet to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Cook fillets until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 6 minutes per side.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Prefer it less spicy? Reduce the amount of cayenne pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 247 calories; 15.4 3.1 23.7 41 885 Full nutrition

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I was unable to find the mango seafood seasoning so I had to substitute there but other than that I made as written. The flavor was good but I missed that almost burnt crust you expect from blac...