Thursday, November 17, 2016

Blackened Tilapia

Blackened Tilapia

Spice rub for this fish fry is versatile and can be used for other fish and poultry recipes. This home made spice mix is packed with flavor. Blackened tilapia is skillet fried fish with flavorful spices and butter. Squeeze lemon juice just before serving for fresh citrus flavor. You can also bake it in the oven.

Tilapia whole- 1
Smoked paprika- 1 tsp
Cayenne pepper- 1 1/2 tsp
Black pepper- 1/2 tsp
Dark brown sugar- 1 tsp
Onion powder- 1/2 tsp
Garlic powder- 1/2 tsp
Ground thyme- 1/8 tsp
Ground oregano- 1/8 tsp
Cumin-1/8 tsp
salt to taste
Butter- 1 tbs
Oil- 1 tsp
lemon wedges

Mix smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, black pepper, brown sugar, salt, onion powder, garlic powder,cumin,thyme and oregano to make the spice rub.
Clean fish, pat dry with paper towel make small gashes. Rub the spice mix over the fish and allow it to marinate for 20-30 minutes.
Heat oil and butter in a pan/iron skillet. When hot place the fish and fry for 3-4 minutes on each side or till it changes to a deep dark color. Remove from the skillet and squeeze some lemon juice on top,just before serving.

Try this,
Hope you will all enjoy!


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