Oven Baked Blackened Tilapia
by DrDan at 101 Cooking for Two August-3-2012
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.
Preheat oven to 425 convection. Combine 3 T paprika, 1 t salt, 1 T onion
powder,1 t black pepper, 1/2 to 1 t cayenne pepper, 1 t dry thyme, 1 t
dry oregano and 1/2 t garlic powder.
2) Line a sheet pan with foil and add 2 T olive oil. Brush it over the foil in any area that will have fish.
3) Rinse and pat dry 1 pound of tilapia. Brush with olive oil. Cover the fillets with the spices and rub it in (both sides).
4) Place on the oiled pan and give a light spray of PAM. Place in the preheated oven.
If you want a homemade tarter sauce, combine 1/3 cup mayo, 2 t lemon
juice, 1 t sweet pickle relish and 1/4 t onion powder. Mix well.
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.
Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 20 mins Yield: 4