Posted: January 23 2014 in RecipesFish & Shellfish

4 Tilapia fillets

1½ teaspoons light brown sugar

1 teaspoon dried oregano

¾ teaspoon garlic powder

½ teaspoon cumin

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon salt

1 lime, cut into wedges (optional)

olive oil, for cooking


Combine the paprika, brown sugarm oregano, garlic powder, cumin, cayenne, pepper, and salt in a small bowl; mix until well combined. Sprinkle the spice rub over both sides of the tilapia fillets. Heat two tablespoons of oil over medium-high heat in a large non-stick pan. Cook the fillets for 2-3 minutes on each side until reddish-brown on the outside and flaky on the inside. Serve immediately with lime wedges.