Tangy Thyme Fish

(from saymyname’s recipe box)

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

Serves 4 people

Categories: Fish, Main Dish


  • 1 lb salmon fillet , 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick (may also use sole, flounder, cod, or orange roughy)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • pepper , to taste
  • 1⁄8-1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk ranch salad dressing (original-style)
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley


  1. Rinse fish; pat dry.

  2. In a 10-inch skillet, add broth, onion, pepper, and thyme; bring to a boil.

  3. Place fish in skillet, tucking under any thin edges so fish cooks evenly.

  4. Return to simmering.

  5. Cover and simmer until fish flakes easily when tested w/ a fork.

  6. Remove fish to a platter and keep warm.

  7. Bring liquid in skillet to a boil; boil, uncovered, over medium-high heat for 3-5 minutes or until reduced to 1/2 cup.

  8. In a small bowl or cup, mix together the water and cornstarch; stir into liquid in skillet.

  9. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.

  10. Cook and stir 2 more minutes.

  11. Stir in salad dressing and parsley.

  12. Serve sauce over fish.

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