Smoked Bluefish Spread

Smoked Bluefish SpreadRecipe
Photo: Melanie Acevedo; Styling: Jamie Kim

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 9 Minutes


2 (8-ounce) packages smoked boneless bluefish*
1/4 cup coarsely chopped red onion
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 to 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
Crostini or crackers


1. Remove skin from fish; break into pieces.

2. Pulse onion in a food processor until finely chopped. Add cream cheese; pulse 3 times or until blended. Add fish, lemon juice, and next 2 ingredients; pulse 3 times or until thoroughly mixed, stopping to scrape down sides. Serve with crostini.

*Substitute smoked tuna or trout for the bluefish, if desired.