Susan's Smokey Salmon Ball

Susan's Smokey Salmon Ball

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"Salmon lovers and those who like non-traditional cheese balls will enjoy this nice appetizer. Finely chopped nuts or parsley may be substituted for cracker crumbs. Great for cocktail parties, showers, and family get-togethers. You can roll the finished ball in finely crushed pecans, slivered almonds, or finely minced parsley as you wish."
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45 m servings 127 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 127 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 7.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 231 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Thoroughly mix cream cheese, lemon juice, minced onion, horseradish, salt, and liquid smoke in a bowl. Fold salmon through the mixture to distribute evenly; shape into a ball.
  2. Refrigerate ball until firm, about 30 minutes.
  3. Spread crackers onto a plate. Roll ball in crackers to coat. Keep chilled until serving.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Can be prepared up to 2 days prior to using and leftovers stored for up to 2 days. This is an easy recipe to double.


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I followed the recipe to the letter. I found it to be delicious and a lot cheaper than buying smoked salmon dip in the fish market or the store. I also like the fact that if you want you can j...

Very bland, even added cayenne and extra capers.

This was good, but I do think 'something' is missing. May try this again and play around w/ it a bit when I have more time. Thanks for sharing. :)

This is wonderful! The liquid smoke is the secret. I added a little sour cream also. I made it into a ball and rolled in nuts for texture. This cleaned up right away, will make a double batch ne...

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