How to Easily Prepare Blackened Tilapia

How to Easily Prepare Blackened Tilapia Recipe
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Traditionally Blackened fish is cooked outside in a cast iron skillet. It makes a lot of smoke. I'm cooking my tilapia inside on my stove top.

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Fresh Tilapia filets.

Fresh Tilapia filets.

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I cut it because I'm serving children.

I cut it because I'm serving children.

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Sea salt, olive oil, creole seasoning (Slap Ya Mama brand), parsley and black pepper.

Sea salt, olive oil, creole seasoning (Slap Ya Mama brand), parsley and black pepper.

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Blackened seasoning.

Blackened seasoning.

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Season fish. Rub it in good.  You can let it marinate for a few minutes.

Season fish. Rub it in good. You can let it marinate for a few minutes.

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Mince garlic cloves. My ceramic knife got chipped on a lamb bone. 😠

Mince garlic cloves. My ceramic knife got chipped on a lamb bone. 😠

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Chop onion.

Chop onion.

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Melted butter and olive oil with onions and garlic.

Melted butter and olive oil with onions and garlic.

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Melt butter in skillet with olive oil. Toss in onion, garlic and sauté. Sprinkle in parsley.

Melt butter in skillet with olive oil. Toss in onion, garlic and sauté. Sprinkle in parsley.

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Sautéed looking great. You can really smell the garlic in the butter.

Sautéed looking great. You can really smell the garlic in the butter.

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I love to watch this step. It's ready for the fish. Uh oh. Baby is crying.

I love to watch this step. It's ready for the fish. Uh oh. Baby is crying.

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Lower heat.  Cover for 10 minutes. Let it steam up in the skillet.

Lower heat. Cover for 10 minutes. Let it steam up in the skillet.

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It's finished! The butter and oil makes a great juice.

It's finished! The butter and oil makes a great juice.

Ingredients

Tilapia or other white fish 
3 Tablespoons Blackened seasonings 
1 Teaspoon Creole seasonings 
½ Teaspoons Black pepper 
½ Teaspoons Sea salt 
1 Tablespoon Parsley  
¼ Cups Butter 
¼ Cups Olive oil 
1 Onion 
5 Garlic cloves 
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