Smoked salmon roll ups garnished with capers and chopped chives.

Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

Smoked Salmon Pinwheels -an easy appetizer your guests will love! All you need is smoked salmon,cream cheese, tortillas, chives and a splash of lemon juice.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword smoked salmon pinwheels, smoked salmon roll ups, smoked salmon tortilla wrap ups
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 32kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD


  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese softened
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice fresh
  • ½ teaspoon capers optional, finely chopped
  • 1 tortilla 9-inch
  • 3 ounces smoked salmon 90 grams
  • 4 strands chives fresh
  • extra chives, capers and lemon wedges for garnish


  • In a small bowl, combine the cheese, lemon juice and capers (if using).
  • Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly on the tortilla.
  • Cover with smoked salmon.
  • Place chives, in a bunch, over the salmon at the lower end of the tortilla.
  • Starting at the closest end to you, roll the pinwheel tightly together.
  • Wrap in plastic film.
  • Place in refrigerator for at least a few hours or overnight.
  • Unwrap and cut on an angle in 1/2" slices.
  • Garnish with chopped chives, capers and lemon wedges.


One serving is calculated as two (1/2 inch) pieces of the salmon pinwheel.
Repeat the procedure to make the amount of pinwheels that you need.
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. 
*recipe adapted from homemaker's magazine


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 32kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 26mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 71IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg