5 from 7 votes
Lox Spread
Lox Spread
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins

A smoked salmon spread featuring smoked salmon, cream cheese, capers, dill, and freshly squeezed lemon.

Course: Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10
Calories: 1159 kcal
Author: Kelly Anthony
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 ounces (about 1/3 cup) finely chopped smoked salmon
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallot
  • 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and dried
  • Generous pinch of lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon freshly minced dill
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Generous pinch of Kosher salt
  1. Add the cream cheese, butter, and mayonnaise to the bowl of stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. If you do not have a stand mixer, use a large mixing bowl and a handheld mixer. Mix on medium-high speed until well-combined. 

  2. Add the salmon, shallot, capers, lemon zest and juice, dill, pepper, and Kosher salt to the bowl. Mix on low until combined. Serve right away or transfer to an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Recipe Notes

The butter must be room temperature for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Lox Spread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1159 Calories from Fat 1035
% Daily Value*
Fat 115g177%
Saturated Fat 58g363%
Cholesterol 302mg101%
Sodium 1618mg70%
Potassium 400mg11%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 3335IU67%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 177mg18%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.