Zesty Blackened Tilapia

Zesty Blackened Tilapia

Zesty Blackened Tilapia is a delightful seafood dish that’s bursting with flavor. This recipe combines the bold flavors of blackened seasoning with the tender and flaky texture of tilapia. It’s a quick and easy dish that’s perfect for weeknight dinners or special occasions.


  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 2 tablespoons blackened seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your grill or stovetop pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Rub the blackened seasoning evenly over both sides of each tilapia fillet.
  3. Drizzle olive oil over the fillets and use your hands to coat them thoroughly.
  4. Place the tilapia fillets on the grill or in the pan.
  5. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  6. During the last minute of cooking, add lemon slices to the grill or pan for a touch of citrusy goodness.
  7. Remove from heat, season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve hot.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Zesty Blackened Tilapia is a quick and delicious way to enjoy flavorful tilapia fillets. The blackened seasoning adds a spicy kick, while the lemon slices provide a zesty brightness. Serve this dish with your favorite sides for a complete meal.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 250
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Fat: 13g
  • Fiber: 1g

Zesty Blackened Tilapia is a crowd-pleaser that’s sure to satisfy your seafood cravings. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply cooking for your family, this recipe will impress with its bold flavors and easy preparation. Enjoy the rich and spicy taste of blackened tilapia today!

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