Cajun Blackened Tilapia
Serve with a salad of romaine lettuce, grape tomatoes, and sliced radishes (2 cups per serving) and 2 TBSP Walden Farms ranch dressing.
1 tsp black pepper
½ tsp ground red pepper
1 ½ tsp celery salt
1 TBSP paprika
1 ½ tsp garlic powder
1 ½ tsp dried thyme
8 (2- to 3- ounce) tilapia fillets
1/3 cup EVOO
Lemon wedged optional
- Combine black pepper, red pepper, celery salt, paprika, garlic powder, and thyme in a shallow bowl; mix well.
- Heat a large cast-iron skillet over high until hot. Brush fillets with oil; coat fillets on both sides with spice mixture.
- Working in batches, cook fish, turning once, until blackened on both sides and flaky inside, 3 to 4 minutes total. Serve fish immediately. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.
Serving size 2 fish fillets