Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 2 tablespoons garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1 tablespoon dried oregano
- 1 tablespoon dried thyme
- 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
- 1 tablespoon pepper
- 2-1/2 teaspoons paprika
- 4 halibut fillets (4 ounces each)
- 2 tablespoons butter
- In a large shallow dish, combine the first eight ingredients. Add fillets, two at a time, and turn to coat.
- In a large cast-iron skillet, cook fillets in butter over medium heat until fish flakes easily with a fork, 3-4 minutes on each side.
Nutrition Facts1 fillet: 189 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 51mg cholesterol, 758mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.
Apr 8, 2018
Tasty but following the instructions to a T might help you get your recommended water intake for the day. I like spicy foods, but i’d 1/2 the cayenne pepper if you are not a fan of too much heat. I slugged down about 20 oz of ice water after eating this. Yummy but hot!
May 3, 2016
Since I don't like a lot of salt I used just 1 tsp of salt, the same for the pepper and cut the cayenne pepper to 1/2 tbsp. I made striped bass (rock fish), it took a bit longer but was really good. My husband loved it. I'm keeping this recipe
Feb 21, 2016
Terrible! Ruined some perfectly good halibut. Way to much salt and cyan, even after I decreased the ammounts by a third.
Oct 14, 2013
I was excited to see an approachable blackened recipe. It was really yummy and flavorful. However, we had one piece that was WAY too salty. Next time I will use half of the salt and possibly add it at the end instead of to the bag.
Aug 28, 2013
This recipe was great! I love recipes with a kick and this recipe definitely had that. I used a non stick skillet and substituted Tilapia for Halibut because that is what we had at home. We used the blackened fish in tacos and topped with a sweet spicy slaw. It was delicious! We will be making this again soon. It is a great summer recipe!
Apr 5, 2013
This recipe is fantastic! I also used a non stick skillet and it turned out great. I served a green salsa and avocado over the top and it was delicious!
Sep 21, 2012
I was skeptical at first, but it was perfectly salty-seasony & delicious. I don't have a cast-iron skillet--just used a large nonstick--and it took a lot longer for our pieces of halibut to cook; I've got to keep that in mind for next time so as not to overdo the black.
Jun 21, 2012
This was very, very tasty and I would make it again. Made a dill sauce condiment to serve on the side which really complimented the heat in this recipe. Easy and not time consuming.
Apr 1, 2012
Loved this! The rub is awesome,yummm..!!
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