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Blackened Grilled Tilapia


Lemon pepper, thyme, basil and onion powder are just a few of the spices used for this delicious Blackened Grilled Tilapia. Time to break out the grill and enjoy this awesome recipe!

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  • 4 to 6 tilapia
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground red pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons basil, dried and crushed
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted


Servings 4
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 10mins
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Step 1

Preheat your grill on high for at least 5 minutes.

Mix all of the seasonings in a bowl. Dip the tilapia fillets in melted butter and coat with seasonings.

Place fillets on the grill and cook for 2 minutes on each side.


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