We had a big party this week and I wanted to serve an appetizer more than just usual cheese.

This smoked salmon cheese spread is creamy and delicious, and it is perfect to serve with cucumber slices.

Here’s how I make this smoked salmon cheese spread.

First, get a good cut of smoked salmon from the grocery store. I use this pack of 4 ounces smoked wild sockeye salmon, chopped it into small pieces and mix it together with one pack of soften cream cheese.

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Chopped about 2 tablespoons of white onion and mix it into the cream cheese.

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Add 4 tablespoons of heavy whipping cream to adjust the consistency to your liking. Additionally, if you like, you may add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice for a lemon flavor.

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I took a taste and it is just perfect without adding spices to it.

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You may serve the smoked salmon spread in the bowl. Or if serving it later, you may also mould it into a block and serve it on a plate.

Lay a piece of plastic wrap on the counter and place the smoked salmon spread on top of it.

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Fold the plastic wrap and try to mould it into a block using something straight. I use the plastic wrap holder to lightly press on the four sides of the block.

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And refrigerate it for 30 minutes or until serving time.

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When ready to serve, unwrap the plastic and place the block of smoke salmon spread on a plate surround with slices of cucumber.

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Here is the recipe:

Smoked Salmon Cheese Spread
Recipe type: Low carb appetizer
Prep time: 
Total time: 
  • 1 block (8oz/226g) cream cheese, soften
  • 4 oz (113g) smoked salmon fillet, chop into very small pieces
  • 3 tablespoons white onion, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (optional)
  1. Add all the ingredients into a bowl and mix well.

Nutrition fact:

Whole portion contains 6.7 g total carb, 6.4 g net carb, 28.8 g protein and 62 g fat. (not including cucumber)

This portion serves 20 people. Each person will have approximately 0.3 g total carb, 0.3 g net carb, 1.4 g protein and 3 g fat.

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