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A bowl of smoked salmon dip surrounded by crostini, cucumbers and breadsticks.

Smoked Salmon Dip

This smoked salmon dip is a creamy base filled with smoked salmon and fresh herbs. This smoked salmon appetizer is the perfect 5 minute party dip!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 149kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • tablespoons fresh chopped dill plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped chives plus more for garnish
  • 6 ounces smoked salmon coarsely chopped, plus one slice for garnish


  • Place the cream cheese, sour cream, salt, pepper, lemon zest, dill and chives in a bowl. Stir until smooth.
  • Add the smoked salmon to the bowl and gently fold until incorporated.
  • Garnish with a rolled up salmon slice to look like a rose and chopped dill and chives. Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 8 hours prior to serving.


Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 269mg | Potassium: 96mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 0.3mg