Oven Baked Blackened Tilapia

Bursting with spicy goodness, everybody will love this easy recipe. This is now the current leader for recipe of the year and it is FISH.

Oven Baked Blackened Tilapia

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  • 1

    pound tilapia fillets

  • 2

    tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 3

    tablespoons Paprika

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • 1

    tablespoon onion powder

  • 1

    teaspoon black pepper

  • ½ to 1

    teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1

    teaspoon thyme

  • 1

    teaspoon oregano


  • ½

    teaspoon garlic powder

  • cup mayonnaise

  • 1

    teaspoon sweet pickle relish

  • ¼

    teaspoon onion powder


Preheat oven to 425 degrees fahrenheit. Combine 3 tablespoons paprika, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon onion powder,1 teaspoon black pepper, 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1 teaspoon dry thyme, 1 teaspoon dry oregano and 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder. Line a sheet pan with foil and add 2 tablespoon olive oil. Brush it over the foil in any area that will have fish. Place on the oiled pan and give the fish a light spray of PAM. Place in the preheated oven.6.Cook until nicely brown and flaky. This is about 10-11 minutes for big fillets and a minute or two less for small to medium fillets If you want a homemade tartar sauce, combine 1/3 cup mayo, 2 teaspoon lemon juice, 1 teaspoon sweet pickle relish and 1/4 teaspoon onion powder. Mix well.


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