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Blackened Halibut with Mango and Avocado Salsa is sure to become your new favorite fish dish! You’ll never buy blackening spice again once you try this homemade blend!


Servings

2

Total time

35 minutes

Cuisines

Courses

Dinner


Ingredients

  • blackening MIX
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon granulated onion
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 0.5 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 0.5 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 0.5 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 0.5 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 0.25 teaspoon salt
  • fish AND SALSA
  • 2 pieces halibut (6-8 ounce) skin removed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large mango, peeled
  • 1 small avocado
  • 0.5 medium jalapeno pepper
  • 0.25 cup red bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons red onion
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon honey, or to taste

Method

  1. BLACKENING MIX:  Combine ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.
  2. FISH AND SALSA:  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Pat fish dry then season liberally with blackening mix.  Heat a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat until very hot.  Add the butter and oil.  As soon as the butter melts, add fish to skillet.  Cook 2 minutes per side.  Transfer to a baking pan, place in oven and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  3. Meanwhile, combine salsa ingredients in a bowl; serve with fish.