Cajun-spiced Blackened Catfish

Savor the bold flavors of Cajun-spiced Blackened Catfish in this easy recipe.

Cajun-spiced Blackened Catfish

Are you craving a delightful Cajun-inspired dish? Today’s pick is the flavorful Cajun-spiced Blackened Catfish!

Cajun-spiced Blackened Catfish


  • 4 catfish fillets
  • 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  1. Preheat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, mix Cajun seasoning, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, oregano, cayenne, salt, and pepper.
  3. Rub the spice mixture over both sides of the catfish fillets.
  4. Add olive oil to the skillet and cook the fillets for 3-4 minutes per side until blackened and cooked through.
  5. Serve hot and enjoy your Cajun-spiced Blackened Catfish!

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 8 minutes | Total time: 18 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 240 | Protein: 28g | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 4g | Fiber: 2g

Delicious Ways to Cook Cajun-spiced Blackened Catfish

Today, let me share with you a flavorful experience of preparing Cajun-spiced Blackened Catfish. The day began with an urge to create something special, something that would ignite the taste buds and bring warmth to the soul. Hence, the idea of Cajun-spiced Blackened Catfish was born.

As I marinated the fresh catfish fillets with an assortment of tantalizing spices like Cajun seasoning, paprika, garlic and onion powder, thyme, oregano, and just a hint of cayenne pepper, the aroma that filled the kitchen was simply irresistible.

The sizzle of the skillet as the seasoned catfish met the heat was music to my ears. The gradual transformation of its color, deepening into a rich, dark hue, was a testament to the flavors developing with each passing minute.

Finally, as I plated the perfectly cooked Cajun-spiced Blackened Catfish, the anticipation of tasting the culmination of this culinary journey was palpable. The first bite was an explosion of flavors – the smoky, spicy essence combined with the tender, flaky texture of the catfish was nothing short of a gastronomic delight!

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