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salmon ball recipe

Salmon Cheese Ball

This salmon ball is going to go fast once it hits your table. It is a delicious combination pink salmon, cream cheese, diced onion, horseradish and so much more to make the perfect appetizer anytime of the year.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword salmon ball, salmon cheese ball
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 15 people
Calories 116kcal
Cost $10


  • 3-6 oz cans pink salmon skinless, boneless packed in water
  • 8 oz package cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup sharp cheddar cheese grated
  • 1/3 cup white onion chopped
  • 1 tsp prepared horseradish
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup glazed pecans chopped finely
  • 4 tbsp fresh chopped dill divided
  • saran wrap
  • non-cooking spray


  • In a large bowl mix all ingredients together except the chopped pecans and half of the dill.
  • Spray a piece of saran wrap with non-stick cooking spray to form mixture into a ball, then cover with saran wrap and place in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • When ready to serve roll the salmon ball into the crushed pecans and press remaining chopped dill into ball with hands. Serve with crackers, vegetables, or bread


Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 124mg | Potassium: 49mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 253IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg