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Blackened Cajun Fish

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Blackened Cajun Fish

Blackened Cajun Fish recipe

On weeknights, this blackened Cajun fish is a simple and delicious dinner. This eye-catching dish is incredibly simple to prepare; all you need are a few spices and a hot pan! Serve with your favorite summer side dish and you'll have dinner ready in less than 20 minutes!

Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon of fine sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (for less heat or omission)
  • ½ teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon of ground white pepper
  • 4 cod fillets (about 2 lbs.), Skinless
  • 1 tablespoon of avocado oil

Instructions

    1. Combine the Cajun seasoning in a small bowl.
    2. Rub the spice mixture evenly on both sides of the fish fillets on a plate, removing any excess.
    3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the oil.
    4. When the pan is hot, add the fish and cook for 3-4 minutes on both sides, or until the meat can be easily pierced without resistance.
    5. Serve with avocado and corn salsa, or your favorite side dish.

Notes

  • Most other compact fish, including salmon, can be substituted for cod.

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 236Total Fat 6gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 99mgSodium 672mgCarbohydrates 3gFiber 2gSugar 0gProtein 42g

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