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Simple Salmon Dip

This is my go-to dip recipe for summer barbecues. The secret is the green chiles—they add just enough heat. —Susan Jordan, Denver, Colorado
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    1-1/4 cups


  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons canned chopped green chiles
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 green onions, chopped, divided
  • 2 ounces smoked salmon fillet
  • Assorted crackers or toasted French bread baguette slices


  • In a small bowl, mix cream cheese, green chiles, lemon juice and half of the green onions. Flake salmon into small pieces; stir into cream cheese mixture. Refrigerate, covered, at least 2 hours before serving.
  • Top dip with remaining green onion. Serve with crackers.
Nutrition Facts
3 tablespoons (calculated wtihout crackers): 107 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 246mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.

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  • katecrid47
    Sep 4, 2019

    Made this over the weekend for a party, everyone loved it! So easy to put together and delicious! Will definitely make again and is a great base recipe to add on other ingredients! Thank you for sharing!

  • Butcher2boy
    Mar 19, 2014

    Great dip! We live in an area where steelhead, salmon, kokanee are abundant. This is a savor, and can use any smoked fish.

  • ruthannbranham
    Jan 26, 2014

    I made this the other night for a get-together and everyone loved it. It's so easy and is really delicious!

  • Janadele
    Nov 27, 2013

    This is an easy quick and healthy dip with good flavor.