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Blackened Cod


  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

When was the last time you made blackened cod and applied a delicious spice mix to a fish? Before you start, make sure you have all the spices at home!


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Ingredients

  • 500g (1lb) cod fillets
  • 25ml (5 tsp) paprika
  • 10ml (2 tsp) dried oregano
  • 10ml (2 tsp) dried thyme
  • 20ml (4 tsp) garlic powder
  • 10ml (2 tsp) onion powder
  • 2.5ml (½ tsp) salt
  • 5ml (1 tsp) black pepper
  • 10ml (2 tsp) cayenne pepper
  • 5ml (1 tsp) olive oil
  • 5ml (1 tsp) butter

Instructions

  1. Wash the fish fillets and pat them dry. Set aside.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl then cover the top of the fish with the spice mixture.
  3. Melt the butter and oil in a large frying pan and wait for the butter to start sizzling.
  4. Fry the fish on both sides for around 4 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
  5. Serve with green salad and Villa Maria’s Sauvignon Blanc.

Notes

  • The spice mixture is enough for at least 4 cod fillets but should be able to cover 6.
  • The spice mixture amounts to 120ml (8 tbsp).
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 137
  • Sugar: 1.5 g
  • Sodium: 239 mg
  • Fat: 3.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6 g
  • Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 21.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 58 mg