Cajun Roasted Tilapia with Sweet Potatoes

30 minutes
Amount Per Serving: Calories 495; Fat 14g; Carbs 77g; Sugars 5g; Fibre 5g; Protein 21g; Sodium 1.07g
A dose of Cajun seasoning brings awesome flavour to the tilapia with the sweet potato and the rest of the ingredients together for a smashing yet nutritious side dish.
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  • 4 whole tilapia, descaled, gutted, and cleaned
  • 900g sweet potatoes, diced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 75g pecan nuts
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning


  • Pre-heat oven to 170°C, or 350°F

  • Place sweet potatoes and onion on a baking tray, including the nuts, maple syrup, and Cajun seasoning.

  • The tilapia should have two slits on each side. Each fish should be sprinkled with one teaspoon of Cajun seasoning.

  • Place the tilapia on top of the sweet potatoes. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the fish is cooked and the potatoes are tender.

  • Serving Suggestions: Serve with rice and vegetables of your choice.

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