Smoked Salmon Dip

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Smoked Salmon Dip Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz (225 g) smoked salmon, finely chopped
  • 8 oz (225 g) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) sour cream
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Cream Base:
    • In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth and creamy.
    • Add the sour cream and mayonnaise, and mix until well combined.
  2. Flavor the Dip:
    • Stir in the lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, and onion powder.
    • Mix until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  3. Add the Salmon and Herbs:
    • Gently fold in the chopped smoked salmon, capers, dill, and chives.
    • Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  4. Chill the Dip:
    • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld.
  5. Serve:
    • Transfer the dip to a serving bowl.
    • Garnish with additional dill and chives if desired.
    • Serve with crackers, baguette slices, or fresh vegetable sticks.

Tips:

  • For a spicier dip, add a dash of hot sauce or a pinch of cayenne pepper.
  • This dip can be made a day in advance and stored in the refrigerator.
  • Make sure to use high-quality smoked salmon for the best flavor.

Enjoy your delicious and creamy Smoked Salmon Dip!