Salmon Ball

Source: Mary Ellen Jenkins (1990)
Prep time: 3 hours


1 c
salmon (1 lb.)
1 pk
cream cheese (8 oz.)
1 T
lemon juice
2 t
onion (grated)
1 t
1⁄4 t
1⁄4 t
liquid smoke
1⁄2 c
pecans (chopped)
1 T
minced parsley


Drain salmon; remove skin and bones. Place salmon in medium-sized bowl. Beat in cream cheese, lemon juice, onion, horseradish, salt and liquid smoke with electric mixer at medium speed until smooth. (Do not use food processor.) Chill several hours. Combine pecans and parsley on wax paper; shape salmon into a ball. Roll in nuts and parsley. Serve with crackers.