Smoked Whitefish Dip: Kosher Holiday Fare

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

Smoked Whitefish Dip

Two of the most holy of holiday celebrations in the world occur about the same time each spring.  Christians celebrate Easter, the resurrection of Christ Jesus, and Jews celebrate Passover, which commemorates the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt and slavery. Here is a recipe for a Kosher style appetizer that should please Jews and Gentiles alike when served as part of this year’s holy celebrations feasts.



2 cups flaked smoked whitefish

2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise

4 tablespoons fat-free sour cream

1 pinch Old Bay ™ Seasoning

Old Bay Seasoning for Seafood Poultry, Salads and Meats

4 drops hot pepper sauce, or to taste

3 drops Worcestershire sauce, or to taste

3 drops liquid smoke flavoring (optional)

cracked black pepper to taste


Place whitefish, mayonnaise, and sour cream in the bowl of a food processor. Season with Old Bay (Tm) seasoning, hot pepper sauce, Worcestershire sauce, liquid smoke, and cracked black pepper. Blend all ingredients until consistency reaches a spread.  Chill for a couple of hours then serve with crackers, lemon or lime wedges, celery sticks and/or capers.