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  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbl minced fresh onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1/2 c. water
  • 1/2 c. regular or quick (not instant) grits
  • 1 t. olive oil
  • 2/3 c. sliced mushrooms
  • 2 Tbl grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 (6 oz.) salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Cooking spray (Pam)
  • 2 tsp finely chopped parsley


Combine first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add water, bring to a boil. Gradually add grits, stirring with a whisk until blended. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until done.

Preheat broiler or grill.

Heat 1 tsp oil in small nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add the mushrooms and saute for 5 minutes or till golden. Stir mushrooms and cheese into grits. Set aside.

Sprinkle fillets with salt, thyme and pepper; place fillets, skin side down on broiler pan, or grill, coated with cooking spray. Broil for 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Remove skin from fillets; discard skin.

Spoon 1/2 c. grits on each of 4 plates; top each serving with a fillet. Sprinkle with parsley.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Food TV - I think
Submitted By: Sue Masters
Broiled Salmon Over Parmesan Grits