Salmon Dip with Cream Cheese

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling


1-1/2 cups

Updated: Sep. 18, 2023
This salmon dip is a delightful hors d'oeuvre that's excellent for any occasion. The combination of salmon, cream cheese and spices gives it terrific flavor. —Raymonde Hebert Bernier, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
Salmon Dip with Cream Cheese Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (7-1/2 ounces) salmon, drained, bones and skin removed
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • Crackers and chopped vegetables


  1. In a bowl, combine the cream cheese, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Add the salt, curry powder, basil and pepper; mix well. Gently stir in salmon and onions. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with crackers and vegetables.

Salmon Dip Tips

What crackers go best with salmon dip?

Try an "everything" cracker with seeds and extra flavor. Plus, it's thick enough to hold up a hearty appetizer dip.

How long does salmon dip last in the fridge?

This salmon recipe lasts for up to five days in the fridge. It's a perfect potluck recipe that you can prep beforehand!

Can you freeze salmon dip?

We don't recommend freezing this salmon dip recipe. Cream cheese dips like this one typically don't hold up well in the freezer.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 78 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 234mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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