Recipe: Blackened Cumin-Cayenne Tilapia

Blackened Cumin-Cayenne Tilapia

Use your broiler to make already quick-cooking fish fillets an even speedier dinner option.

  • YIELD: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)
  • TOTAL:18 Minutes
  • COURSE: Main Dishes


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) tilapia fillets
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray


1. Preheat broiler.

2. Rub oil evenly over fish. Combine cumin, salt, garlic powder, and peppers; sprinkle over fish. Arrange fish on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; broil 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or desired degree of doneness.

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