Cajun-Spiced Tilapia

"This a fast and flavorful way to cook tilapia fillets, although other fish works well too."
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  • Place all herbs and spices in a bowl and mix well. Lightly coat the fish in the spice mixture.
  • Add butter to frying pan and heat until sizzling. Add the fish fillets, and saute over moderate heat for 4 minutes on each side, or until browned and cooked.

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  1. This was really good! I added a little bit more cayenne (I like it spicy), but the spices were spot on. I will be making again. Thanks for posting!
  2. I will tell you upfront... I am basing this review on my family's comments (I am allergic to seafood, but they love it, so I make it). I made this recipe 'almost' exactly as written... but with just a tiny alteration. They all like "breaded & deep fried" fish, so I did a compromise. I prepared all the spice ingredients per instructions, but also added a flour/baking powder mixture in with it to coat the fish.. It made for a nice crunchy, yet fluffy, coating and the fish was very moist. (I really wanted to eat some myself). I did add some vegetable oil to the butter in the frying pan to raise the level to about 1/4". (I guess you maybe could say that it was a "shallow fry", but not deep frying). No matter... it got a thumbs up from all who ate it. Thank you for a nice dinner for my family. Made for PRMR - Spring 2013
  3. Very quick and easy. Great flavor. Made for Fall 2012 PAC game.
  4. This was great!! And super quick to make, so perfect for busy weeknights! My Tilapia were pretty small as that's all I could find, so I did a couple more fillets, but they still turned out great and all disappeared!
  5. OMG soooooo good. Husband and son even said it was the best they ever had !


  1. Very good and easy! Made as directed except I used celery salt in place of the garlic salt (couldn't believe I was out of this staple). Thanks for sharing!


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