Yooper Smoked Fish Dip

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

We got some great smoked whitefish from a local place and wanted to make a dip. Here is the result. It was a hit with our guests.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12-34 lb shredded smoked whitefish (any type of smoked fish should work)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened. I microwaved for 25 seconds to soften
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 14 teaspoon garlic pepper seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped sweet onions
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise


  1. Mix all ingredients to desired consistency.
  2. Chill and enjoy.


Most Helpful

Delicious and easy to make. It's more complex than some of the other recipes put there, but not a challenge to create.

Anonymous June 08, 2016

We were out of sour cream but had buttermilk and added it instead. Delicious! We caught a freshwater drum which most people throw back. After our fishing trip on Sunday we ended up with a keeper and had no idea what we had caught. Very mild fish with good texture. We will be making this again with sour cream!

Vicky P. September 05, 2016

The horseradish is the key here. I followed the recipe exactly the first time I made it. (loved it) The second time I did a variation. I had whitefish salad in the house. Added a little less cream cheese. No Mayo and just a small amount of sour cream. It may have even been better. Definitely easier due to not having to take the bones out of the whitefish. I served it with diced cucumbers, chopped tomatoes (both minus the seeds) and tostito scoops. Yum. Thank you. Next time I may just try it hot.

shadowgirl... April 11, 2012

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