Blackened Tilapia with Pimento Cheese Grits

Blackened Fish Recipe

One of our favorite dishes! Our Blackened Seasoning is a blend of spices that creates a mild but spicy blackened flavor on fish -- just sprinkle on tilapia for that blackened by the flames flavor. Add in a side of pimento cheese grits and this dish is sure to make your family and friends go crazy!




  1. Season tilapia with Runnin Wild Blackened Seasoning. Let tilapia rest for 10 minutes after seasoning. 
  2. Place 3-4 tablespoons of butter in skillet and melt.
  3. Once butter is melted place seasoned tilapia in skillet at low/ medium heat.
  4. Simmer tilapia for 3 minutes on each side.


  1. Combine chicken broth, butter, and Peppered Sea Salt into a cooking pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low and slowly stir in 1.25 cups of quick grits.
  3. Continue to stir grits until they reach a creamy texture.
  4. Once at creamy texture stir in shredded sharp cheese, cream cheese, and diced pimentos. Stir until cheeses are melted and well mixed in with grits.
  5. Place grits on plate and place warm Tilapia from skillet on top of grits. Enjoy!