Blackened Tilapia Sandwich

Blackened Tilapia Sandwich
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Serves: 4
  • ¼ cup sweet paprika
  • 2 tbsp ground thyme
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground red pepper
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  • 4 (10-ounce) tilapia fillets
  • 4 Kaiser buns, split, buttered and toasted
  • Cilantro Lime Mayonnaise, recipe available at
  • Store-bought salsa
  1. In a shallow dish, combine first 6 ingredients.
  2. Pour melted butter into another shallow dish. Dip fish fillets in melted butter and coat with seasoning mixture.
  3. Heat a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Cook prepared fish, in batches if necessary, 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  4. Spread Cilantro Lime Mayonnaise evenly over toasted buns. Place blackened fish on bottom half of bun, top with salsa, and cover with top half of bun.


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