Blackened Tilapia Burrito Bowls

This recipe is super simple, super quick, and pretty tasty. If I’ve got a busy week, you can pretty much guarantee that this is on the menu.

Blackened Tilapia Burrito Bowls (makes 2 servings)


  • 2 tilapia fillets
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 ounce cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • Additional optional toppings – avocado, black beans, corn

To Make It

  • Prepare rice according to package instructions.
  • Evenly coat both sides of tilapia with cajun seasoning.
  • Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add tilapia to skillet. Cook tilapia until cooked through, about 4 to 5 minutes per side.
  • Divide rice among 2 plates. Top rice with tilapia. Add lettuce, cheese, sour cream, salsa, and any additional toppings.
  • Enjoy!

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