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Cajun Blackened Fish

Blackened cajun fish.

This Cajun Blackened Fish is a simple and delicious weeknight dinner. This dramatic looking dish is actually simple to make, requiring just a few spices and a hot pan! Serve it with your favorite summer side and you’ve got dinner in under 20 minutes!

Ingredients

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  • 2 tablespoons paprika 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder 
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt  
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (for less heat lower or omit)
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 
  • ½ teaspoon ground white pepper 
  • 4 cod fillets (about 2 lb.), skin removed
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil

Instructions

  • In a small bowl mix together the cajun seasoning. 
  • On a plate rub spice mixture on evenly on both sides of fish fillets, shaking off any excess.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • When hot, place fish in skillet and cook about 3-4 minutes on both sides until the flesh can easily be pierced without any resistance.
  • Serve with avocado corn salsa or desired side.

Notes

You can swap out the cod with most any other firm fish, even salmon!

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