Blackened Tilapia with Pimento Cheese Grits

Blackened Fish Recipe

Our Blackened Seasoning adds a mild yet spicy kick to tilapia, giving it that flame-kissed goodness. Top it off with a side of pimento cheese grits, and you've got a dish that'll have your folks hollerin' for more. Get ready for a taste of the wild west that's sure to make 'em 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!