Recipe: Salmon Spread


2 8-ounce packages cream cheese
12 ounces smoked Alaska salmon, flaked
2 tablespoons sweet onion, grated
2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped, plus more for garnish
Fresh-squeezed lemon juice, to taste


  1. Let cream cheese come to room temperature or place unwrapped cream cheese in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 25 seconds (check after 15 seconds).
  2. Hand-mix cream cheese with the smoked salmon.
  3. Mix in 2 tablespoons dill, lemon juice and grated onion.
  4. Garnish with fresh dill. Serve with crackers, crostini or pita chips.

Submitted by CIRI Shareholders Darla and Nikki Graham (Yup’ik).