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Blackened Fish

For cajun seasoning
  Paprika 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Onion powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme leaves 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried oregano leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Catfish 2 1⁄4 Pound, skin removed, cut in half crosswise (Lake Trout / Substitute, 6 Ounce Fillets)

Build a campfire and allow it to burn down to glowing coals.
In shallow bowl, combine seasoning ingredients.
Set aside.
Place cast-iron skillet on cooking grate over campfire.
When drop of water flicked onto skillet dances across it, skillet is hot.
Dredge both sides of each fillet in seasoning mixture.
Squarely drop fillets into skillet.
Cook for 2 minutes on each side, or until fish is firm and opaque and just begins to flake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South American
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1104 Calories from Fat 292

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.2%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g40.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 591.9 mg197.3%

Sodium 2393.7 mg99.7%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.5%

Dietary Fiber 12.9 g51.7%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 173 g345.6%

Vitamin A 219.4% Vitamin C 48.9%

Calcium 40.1% Iron 105%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Blackened Fish Recipe