overhead shot of blackened cod with corn mango salsa on plate

Blackened Cod

If you're looking for an easy fish recipe that is loaded with flavor, then this blackened cod with corn mango salsa is for you.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 138kcal
Author Ryan Beck


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb fresh cod
  • 2 tsp light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • corn mango salsa


  • In small bowl, combine the light brown sugar, paprika, cumin, salt, garlic powder, thyme, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Rub the seasoning into the fish, making sure it's entirely coated.
  • Heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium-high heat in large skillet. Add fish to skillet and cook for 4 minutes per side or until blackened. Remove from skillet and top with corn mango salsa.


Serving: 1fillet | Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 343mg | Potassium: 515mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 750IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.3mg