Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Easy Blackened Tilapia

Jazz up your fish routine with this super-easy recipe for Blackened Tilapia with Avocado Salsa from

2 tbsp. packed brown sugar
4 tsp. ground cumin
2 tsp. kosher salt
2 tsp. paprika
2 tsp. dried oregano
1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp. garlic powder
4 (6-oz.) tilapia filets
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
2 avocados, diced
2 tomatoes, diced
1 jalapeño, minced
2 tbsp. chopped cilantro
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
Juice of 1 lime
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper

In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and spices. Rub spice mix all over tilapia.
In a large cast-iron skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add tilapia and cook until crust is deeply golden and fish flakes easily with a fork, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
In a medium bowl, toss avocado, tomato, jalapeño, and cilantro. Add oil and lime juice and season with salt and pepper.
Serve tilapia topped with avocado salsa.

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