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Oven Baked Blackened Tilapia

This is a recipe for Oven Baked Blackened Tilapia
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time19 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked fish, tilapia
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 188kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3 tilapia fillets approximately 3/4 lbs total weight
  • cooking oil spray
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper powder optional
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes


  • Pat dry the tilapia fillets using a paper towel. Set aside.
  • Combine paprika, Cayenne pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, ground black pepper, and parsley flakes in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Spray cooking oil on each tilapia fillet and then rub with the paprika mixture. Turn the fillet over and rub the remaining mixture on the other side.
  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Lay an aluminum foil over a baking tray. Spray cooking oil on the foil and arrange the fillet on top. Spray some cooking oil on the tilapia fillet.
  • Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until the fish is done and flaky.
  • Serve hot. Enjoy!



Serving: 3g | Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 872mg | Potassium: 676mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2873IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 2mg