Pan Seared Cajun Tilapia

Total Time
15mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
10 mins

Based on recipe from grouprecipes.com. Hubby LOVES it! Great with steamed broccoli and red potatoes. Quick and easy! Pretty spicy though.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Thaw and dry filets.
  2. Mix all but the oils in a small bowl. Dry rub spice mix onto both sides of each filet.
  3. Heat 1/2 of both oils in a large skillet over med-hi heat.
  4. In batches, cook about 2-3 minutes on each side depending on the thickness. Repeat for the rest of the fish adding oil as needed.
  5. Serve with lemon wedges.
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5 5

This is an unbeatable recipe. I didn't change a thing and the flavors were umami-perfect! I served this alongside Foodie Friend's "Smashed Cauliflower-Potatoes" for ALL YOU CAN COOK BUFFET 2011. I will definitely be making this again. Thanks, BetterLate!

5 5

Made this last night for our dinner along with coleslaw and orzo/rice pilaf...wonderful! I didn't add the full amount of the cayenne but I probably could have. Made as written and definately will make again. This is an easy and simple recipe with things I always have available. Made for Seafood Tag 2011.

5 5

This recipe rates much higher than the 5 stars allowed! It is the best tilapia recipe I've ever tried. The flavor is perfect as written and it was so easy to prepare. It's definitely a keeper. Thanks for sharing. Made for PAC 2011.