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Grilled, Blackened Tilapia

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This Grilled, Blackened Tilapia is one of our favorite easy dinner recipes on the grill! It's as simple as mixing together 6 spices and melting butter!
I have to give Trent credit for finding this recipe. It was in one of his fishing magazines and he wanted me to give it a try! It’s super simple and we’ll definitely make it again!

This Grilled, Blackened Tilapia is one of our favorite easy dinner recipes on the grill! It's as simple as mixing together 6 spices and melting butter!
Mix together:
3 tablespoons Paprika
2 tablespoons Italian Seasoning
2 teaspoons Onion Powder
1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper

This Grilled, Blackened Tilapia is one of our favorite easy dinner recipes on the grill! It's as simple as mixing together 6 spices and melting butter!

Dredge your tilapia in 1/2 stick melted butter and then your seasoning mix, covering liberally.

This Grilled, Blackened Tilapia is one of our favorite easy dinner recipes on the grill! It's as simple as mixing together 6 spices and melting butter!

Place your tilapia on the grill (I used a grill mesh similar to this one) and pour the remaining melted butter on top. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until flaky. (I’ve also pan fried this and it’s tasty that way too.)

This Grilled, Blackened Tilapia is one of our favorite easy dinner recipes on the grill! It's as simple as mixing together 6 spices and melting butter!

And there you have it, Grilled, Blackened Tilapia! If you don’t have tilapia you can definitely substitute any fish that you have on-hand.

 

5 Comments

  1. Annissa
    Annissa08-23-2012

    This looks delicious! Just grilled fish tonight and I wish I had looked at your site earlier. :)

    • ThriftyT
      ThriftyT08-24-2012

      You’ll definitely have to try it next time!

  2. Shelly
    Shelly08-05-2014

    Your fish looks delicious. I’ll have to pick up some fish fillets the next time I’m shopping and give your recipe a try.

    • Tshanina Peterson
      Tshanina Peterson08-06-2014

      Thanks Shelly! It really is delicious. Enjoy!

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