Smoked Oyster Dip

Smoked Oyster Dip in a bowl, served with crackers and celery sticks on a plate

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 10 mins
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
158 Calories
13g Fat
7g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 158
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 174mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 4g
Calcium 43mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Serve this tasty smoked oyster appetizer dip with crackers, tortilla chips, pita chips, or bagel chips. 

For some extra color and flavor, feel free to add a few tablespoons or fresh chopped chives or parsley to the dip along with the olives and oysters. Or sprinkle the top of the dip with sweet paprika.


  • 1 package/8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 dash Tabasco sauce
  • 1/4 cup capers or 1/2 cup olives, chopped
  • 1 can/9 ounces smoked oysters, drained and chopped

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Smoked Oyster Dip ingredients in bowls

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  2. In a medium mixing bowl with an electric mixer, combine the softened cream cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and hot sauce. Beat until well blended.

    Cream cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and hot sauce mixture in a glass bowl, with a hand mixer

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  3. With a spoon or spatula, fold in the chopped capers or olives and smoked oysters.

    Smoked Oyster Dip in a glass bowl with a spatula

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  4. Cover and chill thoroughly. Store in the refrigerator for up to three days until ready to serve.

    Smoked Oyster Dip in a glass bowl that's covered with plastic wrap

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