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Smoked Salmon Dip

EggHead in Smyrna
edited September 2012 in Seafood
I have mastered the art of smoking salmon on the egg and now want to make the smoked salmon into a dip. Anyone got a recipe for smoked salmon dip or anything different I need to do?


  • Richard Fl
    Richard Fl Posts: 8,297
    edited September 2012
    Here mis one way I like:

    Appetizer, Pate, Dip, Fish, Smoked
    1 Lb.    Fish, Smoked  
    1 8- Ozs.    Cream Cheese  
    1 Tbs.    Lemon Juice  
    ¼ Tsp.    Salt  
    1 Tsp.    Horseradish  
    2 Tsp.    Grated Onions  
    1/2 Cup    Mayonnaise  
    ½ Cup    Pecans, Chopped  
    ¼ Cup    Parsley, Chopped  
    1 Remove skin and bone from fish. Soften cream cheese. Combine cheese, lemon juice, onion, horseradish, salt and fish. Mix thoroughly, chill. Combine pecans and parsley.
    2 Shape chilled cheese into log or ball. Sprinkle with pecans and parsley. Serve with crackers.

    Here is a variation:

    Dip, Fish, Mullet, Smoked
    1/4-1/3 Lb.    Mullet, Smoked or any other Smoked Fish  
    4-6 Ozs.    Cream Cheese, Softened  
    3-4 Tbs.    Mayonnaise  
    1/2 Cup    Sour Cream  
    1-2 Tbs    Horseradish, Fresh  
    1-2 Tbs    Lemon, Juice  
    1-2 Tbs    Chives, Fresh, Chopped Fine  
    Dash    Hot Sauce, Tabasco or like, to taste  

      Black Pepper, Fresh Ground  
    1 Tsp    Liquid Smoke, (Optional)  
    1-2 Tbs    Red Onion, Finely Chopped  
    1 Debone the smoked fish and remove the skin. Chop into 1/4 inch pieces. It will break up as you mix the dip. Mix the remaining ingredients into a bowl and hand mix. An electric mixer may be used, but the fish will not be chunky.
    2 Chill in refrigerator for an hour or so or over night.
     Recipe Type

  • DonWW
    DonWW Posts: 424
    Mine is a little more simple.  Sorry, I don't have proportions, I just add each to taste.  In a mini food processor (makes enough for a nice get together) add:

    Smoked salmon
    Cream cheese
    Dill (either store bought or freshly roasted)
    Fresh lemon juice

    Once you get the flavor you like, stir in a few capers.  Put on the cracker of your choice and enjoy.

    XL and Medium.  Dallas, Texas.
  • Thanks for all the help....turned out great.....only used cream cheese and no mayo cuz my wife can't stand the stuff and it was FRICKING AWESOME!  Greatly appreciate it.