Cajun Blackened Snapper

Cajun Style Blackened Snapper

Total Time 25 min
Prep 15 Min Cook 10 Min
2 tablespoons paprika
2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons ground white pepper
1 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon salt
2 teaspoons onion power
2 teaspoons garlic power
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon dried oregano
4 snapper fillets
1 1/2 cups butter, melted


In a small bowl , mix together paprika, cayenne pepper, white pepper, black pepper, salt, onion powder, garlicpowder, thyme, and oregano. Heat a large cast iron skillet over high heat for 10 minutes, or until extremely hot.

Dip fish into melted butter, and sprinkle each fillet generously with the seasoning mixture. Place the fish fillets in the hot skillet. Pour 1 tablespoon of butter over each fillet.

Cook until the coating on the underside of the fillet turns black, 3-5 minutes. Turn the fish over. Pour abother tablespoon of butter over the fish, and cook for 2 minutes,or until fish flakes easily with a fork.