Smoked Trout Dip Recipe | Appetizer Recipes | PBS Food

Make this Smoked Trout Dip recipe for a cold appetizer or snack. (Recipe Credit: Adrianna Adarme of the Fresh Tastes blog)


Yield: 3/4 cup


  • .5 ounces smoked trout
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh dill, plus more as garnish 
  • 2 green onions, white and pale green parts only, sliced 
  • Juice and zest from 1 lemon
  • 5 turns of freshly cracked pepper
  • 1 small pickle, diced
  • Splash of hot sauce
  • Butter crackers, for serving 


  1. In the bowl of a stand-up mixer, with the paddle attachment, add the smoked trout, cream cheese, mayonnaise, fresh dill, green onions, lemon juice and zest, black pepper, diced pickle and hot sauce.
  2. Turn the mixer on low and mix until completely combined. Alternatively, you could add everything to a medium bowl and mash everything up using a fork.
  3. Transfer to the fridge to chill for 1 hour. Serve alongside crackers. 
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