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WPRM Recipe

Blackened Tilapia with Sriracha Scallion Sauce

Easy Pan-seared Blackened Tilapia topped with delicious Asian inspired sauce
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 4 people


  • 4 4 oz Tilapia fillets fresh or frozen
  • 1 1 tsp Ginger grated
  • 8 Scallions chopped
  • 2 2 tsp Sriracha
  • 2 tbsp Sesame oil
  • 2 tsp Sesame seeds
  • 1 Lime 2 tbsp juice
  • Blackened seasoning
  • Salt
  • Black pepper


  • Peel and grate ginger. Chop scallions finely.
  • In a small bowl, combine scallions, sesame oil, sesame seeds, ginger, juice from lime, sriracha. Season with salt and pepper to taste; adjust sriracha to taste.
  • Pat tilapia dry with paper towels and sprinkle fillets with blackened seasoning. Heat a non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add tilapia fillets and cook until browned and cooked through (about 3-5 minutes per side depending on fillet thickness).
  • Arrange tilapia on plate and drizzle sauce on top of fillet to taste.


Adjust sriracha to personal spice preference. You can also double the recipe if you would like extra sauce.
Keyword easy, fresh, healthy, seafood