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Smoked Bluefish Spread

Photo: Melanie Acevedo; Styling: Jamie Kim
Prep time 9 mins
Yield Makes about 2 1/4 cups


  • 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

How to Make It

  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.

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