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Blackened Tilapia


October 25, 2015

Simple and quick fish recipe. You can substitute Tilapia fillet with Basa, Halibut, Cod, or any white fish.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 2 Servings


2 (3 oz.) Tilapia fillet or any white fish

1 tsp. of roasted garlic paste

½ tsp. of ground smoked paprika

1/8 tsp. of chili flakes or chipotle

1/8 tsp. of ground cumin

¼ tsp. of kosher salt

¼ tsp. of ground black pepper

1 oz. alfalfa sprouts

1 kiwi, peeled and thinly sliced

Cooking spray to coat the skillet


1In a small bowl, combine roasted garlic paste, paprika, chili flakes/chipotle, cumin, salt, and pepper together.

2Rub the dry rub mixture to the fish liberally.

3Heat the non-stick skillet lightly coated with cooking spray. When the skillet is hot, place the seasoned fish. Over medium heat, cook for 3 minutes on each side or until cook thoroughly.

4Serve blackened fish with sliced kiwis, alfalfa sprouts, and roasted garlic if desired.

*Consult with your dietitian to make sure this recipe fits in your diet plan and stage.