Blackened Fish Recipe

Experience the bold, vibrant flavors of Blackened Fish, a popular Southern delight. This culinary gem, featuring a melody of herbs and spices, combines the delicate textures of fresh fish with the intense heat of a sizzling pan, creating an irresistibly crispy, savory crust. Each bite sends your taste buds on an exciting journey of aromatic spice, smoky undertones, and moist, flaky fish. Not only does Blackened Fish boast a delectable flavor profile, but it also stands as a nutritious choice, rich in lean protein and omega-3 fatty acids, essential for heart health.

Recipe For Blackened Fish

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4


  • 4 fish fillets (like tilapia, snapper, or catfish)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of paprika
  • 1 tablespoon of dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a bowl, combine paprika, thyme, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper to make the blackening spice mix.
  2. Rub each fish fillet with the blackening spice mix, ensuring all sides are well coated.
  3. Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet.
  4. Cook the fish fillets for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until the fish is blackened and flakes easily with a fork.
  5. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 220
  • Protein: 30g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sodium: 340mg