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Blackened Cumin-Cayenne Tilapia

Blackened Cumin-Cayenne Tilapia
Photo: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Rose Nguyen
Total time 18 mins
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 159
  • fat 5.8 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 3.1 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 25.9 g
  • carbohydrate 0.9 g
  • fiber 0.5 g
  • cholesterol 64 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 364 mg
  • calcium 22 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

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  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.

Cook's Notes

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