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Smoked Salmon Spread

A Flavorful Smoked Salmon Spread Using Canned Salmon and Liquid Smoke. Effortless to make!
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Fish & Seafood
Servings 4


  • 1 can salmon 7 oz - 8 oz can
  • 1 package cream cheese (softened at room temp) 8 oz
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice lemons juice best at room temp
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion I prefer green onion, but any will do
  • 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke taste, if you prefer more smokiness add another 1/2 teaspoon
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Drain salmon. Flake salmon into bowl and pick out any bones.
  • Add cream cheese, lemon juice, minced onions, 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke and salt & pepper to taste. Gently mix until combined.
  • Taste and make any adjustments. If you would prefer a little more smokiness, go ahead and add another 1/2 teaspoon of liquid smoke.
  • This can be eaten right away, but is best if covered & refrigerated for a few hours, allowing flavors to blend. Serve with your favorite crackers, baguette slices or cut veggies.


*Let cream cheese sit out at room temp for an hour or two before mixing.
* Lemons juice easiest at room temp - so pull lemon out at the same time! 
Keyword dips, fish, salmon, spreads