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Home > Recipes > Red Fish Recipes > Cajun Blackened Red Fish
Prep time 5 minutes, cook time 30 minutes
Serves 2

2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons Italian-style salad dressing
2 (6-8 ounce) fillets red drum

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2.In a medium saucepan, melt the butter on low heat; cool to room temperature. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine the cayenne pepper, black pepper, lemon pepper, garlic powder and salt. Set aside.
3.Dip the filets into the melted butter, then coat with the seasoning mixture.
4.In a large skillet over high heat, sear fish on each side for 2 minutes or until slightly charred.
5.Place in a 11x7 inch baking dish and pour the Italian dressing onto each filet. Cover baking dish and bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes or until flaky and tender.