Blackened Tilapia With Buttered Carrots

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 686 calories
    • Calories 242 calories from fat
    • Fat 27 g
    • Sat Fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 172 mg
    • Sodium 1,165 mg
    • Protein 43 g
    • Carbohydrate 70 g
    • Sugar 28 g
    • Fiber 6 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 155 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 1/2pounds carrots, cut into sticks if large
  2. Check 1tablespoon unsalted butter
  3. Check 1tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  4. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  5. Check 4 6-ounce tilapia fillets, split lengthwise
  6. Check 2tablespoons blackening seasoning
  7. Check 3tablespoons canola oil, plus more if needed
  8. Check corn bread, for serving

Directions

  1. Fill a large pot with 1 inch of water and fit with a steamer basket; bring the water to a boil. Place the carrots in the basket, cover, and steam until tender, 6 to 8 minutes; drain and toss with the butter, oregano, and ½ teaspoon salt.
  2. Meanwhile, rub the tilapia with the blackening seasoning. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook in batches until cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side, adding more oil to the pan if necessary. Serve with the carrots and corn bread.