Smoked Mackerel & Caramelized Onion Dip

Recipe provided by: Taste of Nova Scotia


1 tbsp olive or canola oil
2 red onions, halved and thinly sliced
2 cups sour cream
3/4 cup J. Willy Krauch brand smoked mackerel, flaked
1 tbsp  finely chopped chives
1 tbsp finely chopped parsely 
1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  sea salt and finely ground pepper, to taste
3 finely chopped chives, garnish
  kettle chips


  1. In a medium skillet over medium heat, combine the oil and onions. Cook, stirring occasionally until the onions are caramelized, about 20 minutes. Remove pan from heat and let onions cool to room temperature.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the sour cream, flaked smoked mackerel, chives, parsley, and smoked paprika. Roughly chop the cooled onions, then combine with sour cream mixture. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate at least two hours before serving.
  3. Place in your favourite serving bowl. Garnish with chopped chives and kettle chips.