One-Pot Cajun Tilapia & Rice

Servings: 4



  • 4 Tilapia filets, patted-dry
  • 1 TBSP Lou-Easy-Ana Seasoning (+ 2 tsp)
  • 2 TBSP Butter (Divided)
  • 1 TBSP Olive Oil
  • 1 1⁄2 Cups Long-Grain Rice
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 cup Petite Diced Tomatoes
  • 2 1⁄2 Cups Chicken Stock
One-Pot Cajun Tilapia & Rice

Notes* *Use a soup pot if you don’t have a skillet with taller sides. **The fish should be cooked all the way through after 3-4 minutes of browning on each side. You can check the thickest part with a knife to ensure it is no longer opaque.


Step 1:

Season front and back of filets with 1 TBSP Lou-Easy-Ana.

Step 2:

In a straight-rimmed skillet with lid, melt 1 TBSP butter and olive oil over medium-high heat.

Step 3:

Carefully place filets in pan without touching each other and brown over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes on each side.

Step 4:

Remove from pan and cover with foil.

Step 5:

Add remaining butter to pan and melt.

Step 6:

Add rice, tomatoes and salt and stir for 2-3 minutes over medium-high heat.

Step 7:

Add stock and remaining Lou-Easy-Ana Seasoning Blend. (Taste to see whether to add 1 or 2 teaspoons).

Step 8:

Bring to a boil while stirring and cover. Decrease heat to low simmer.

Step 9:

Cook for 15 minutes.

Step 10:

Remove lid. Fluff the rice and carefully place filets on top. Cover for five minutes.

Step 11:

Serve immediately.