Cajun Blackened Whitefish Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6

Ingredients:

  • 6 large whitefish fillets (about 6 to 8 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons Cajun spices (store bought or homemade, see the recipe below)
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
How to cook Cajun Blackened Whitefish:
  • Melt butter in small pan. Brush each fish fillet well with butter.
  • Mix Cajun spices and paprika. Sprinkle over the fish. Rub spice mix evenly over fillets with fingers.
  • Heat a large skillet over high heat. Place one or two fillets in the dry hot pan. Drizzle with any leftover butter.
  • Cook 1-2 minutes on high heat or until blackened. Turn and cook 1-2 minutes more. The surface should be well charred on each side. Remove from skillet and keep warm while cooking the remaining fillets.
  • Serve the Cajun Blackened Whitefish warm with remaining melted butter and steamed plain white rice.

Cajun Spices Recipe

Cajun Spices Ingredients:
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons white pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cracked black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
How to cook Cajun Spices:
    Mix the spices together and store in a spice jar.

Note:

The Cajun Blackened Whitefish recipe easy to prepare and so good!

Hints:

For best results, choose fish fillets of an even thickness and no more than 1/2 inch thick.
Don't be afraid to substitute salmon, trout, perch, shrimp, or any firm-fleshed seafood or fish for the whitefish.

This recipe for Cajun Blackened Whitefish serves/makes: 6

The Cajun Blackened Whitefish recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Whitefish (more Whitefish recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)
Cuisine: Cajun (more Cajun recipes)

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