Blackened Spicy Tilapia with Avocado Crema

If you love fish the way I do, you have to try this! Spicy, flaky, moist and paired with avocado cream, your taste buds will be delighted!

Ingredients

For the Tilapia

1 lb tilapia fillet

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

1 tablespoon lime juice, about 1 lime

1 tablespoon olive oil

Crema

1 avocado

½ cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

1 tablespoon lime juice, about 1 lime

¼ cup yogurt

Directions

Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C).

In a small bowl, mix the chili powder, cumin, cayenne, salt, pepper, and olive oil with the lime juice.

Using a basting brush, generously coat each side of the tilapia fillet with the marinade.

Bake fish for 12 minutes in a preheated oven until edges begin to crisp and fish is moist and flaky.

While fish is baking, prepare the crema.

In a blender, combine avocado, cilantro, salt, pepper, lime juice, and yogurt. Blend until mixture is smooth.

Serve tilapia topped with avocado crema and freshly chopped cilantro & enjoy!

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