Blackened Cumin-Cayenne Tilapia

Photo: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Rose Nguyen

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

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet)
Total:
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Recipe Time

Total: 18 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 159
  • Fat: 5.8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 25.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.9g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 64mg
  • Iron: 1.1mg
  • Sodium: 364mg
  • Calcium: 22mg

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

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat broiler.
  2. 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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