Baked Blackened Tilapia

This baked tilapia recipe is full of bold flavor that is not common among this type of fish. It is a blackened fish recipe that adds a ton of savory spices and produces a blackened tilapia like you have never tasted before!
Baked Blackened Tilapia


  1. 1.33 lbs. tilapia
  2. 2 tbsp. butter (or olive oil or ghee)
  3. 2 tbsp paprika
  4. 2 tsp onion powder
  5. 1 tsp black pepper
  6. 1 tsp chili powder
  7. 1/2 tsp oregano
  8. 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  9. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  10. 1/2 tsp salt

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Place the fish in a baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Melt the butter and brush or drizzle onto of the fish.
  • Mix together the spices to create the blackening rub. Coat on one side for a milder flavor or on both sides for a spicier flavor. You may have some extra seasoning.