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Thanksgiving Blackened Tilapia
4 tilapia fillets or other white fish 1 lemon sliced 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 tablespoons butter
Blackened Seasoning 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon each salt & pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
Instructions Combine seasonings & brown sugar in a small bowl. Rub seasoning over fish and pan fry or bake in the oven as directed below.
Heat oil and butter in a cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Add the seasoned fish and a few of the lemon slices and cook 3 minutes per side or just until done (do not overcook). Serve with remaining lemon.
Oven Turn broiler onto high and place oven rack on the top. Line a pan with foil and add tilapia fillets and a few lemon slices. Broil for 3 minutes. Flip fish and additional 3-4 minutes until tender and flaky. Do not overcook. Serve with remaining lemon.