Cajun Blackened Yelloweye

Directions

In a bowl, mix together seasonings. Heat a large cast iron skillet over high heat for about 8 minutes.

Two Cooking Options:

  • Dip fillets in melted butter (or olive oil) and sprinkle generously with the seasoning mixture. Place fillets in hot skillet. Cook until coating on underside of fillet turns black, 3 to 5 minutes. Turn fish over. Pour 1 Tbsp. of melted butter or olive oil over the fillet and cook for 2 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Use seasonings as a rub. Rub fillets with seasonings. Pour melted butter (or olive oil) into hot skillet. Place fillets in skillet and cook until coating on the underside of the fillet turns black, 3 to 5 minutes. Turn fish over and cook 2 more minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

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Ingredients

  • 4 (6 oz.) fillets wild Alaska yelloweye
  • 1 1/2 cups butter, melted (use extra virgin olive oil as a heart healthy alternative)

Seasonings

  • 2 Tbsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano