Scandinavian Delight: Keto Lox Sandwich


Embark on a Nordic culinary journey with our Scandinavian Delight: Keto Lox Sandwich. This sandwich takes the traditional flavors of lox and pairs them with keto-friendly ingredients for a low-carb indulgence. Featuring thinly sliced smoked salmon, creamy dill cream cheese, and crisp cucumber on keto bread, this sandwich is a perfect harmony of flavors and textures, making it a delightful choice for any meal.

Scandinavian Delight: Keto Lox Sandwich

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 2
  • Serving Size: 1 sandwich

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 320 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Fat: 22g
  • Protein: 24g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 2g


  • Keto bread: 4 slices
  • Smoked salmon (lox): 120 grams (4 ounces)
  • Cream cheese: 4 tablespoons (60 grams)
  • Fresh dill, chopped: 2 tablespoons (6 grams)
  • Cucumber, thinly sliced: ½ medium
  • Capers: 1 tablespoon (8 grams)
  • Red onion, thinly sliced: 2 tablespoons (30 grams)
  • Lemon wedges for serving
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

  1. Prepare Cream Cheese Mixture: Mix cream cheese with chopped dill, salt, and pepper.
  2. Assemble Sandwiches: Spread the dill cream cheese evenly on the keto bread slices. Layer smoked salmon, cucumber slices, red onion, and capers on two slices.
  3. Top and Serve: Place the remaining bread slices on top. Serve each sandwich with a lemon wedge.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Quality Ingredients: Use high-quality smoked salmon and fresh dill for the best flavor.
  • Thinly Slice Cucumber: Thin cucumber slices add a refreshing crunch without overpowering the sandwich.
  • Lemon Juice: A squeeze of lemon juice on the salmon enhances its flavor.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Can I toast the keto bread?

A: Yes, toasting the bread adds a nice texture contrast.

Q: Is there a dairy-free alternative to cream cheese?

A: You can use dairy-free cream cheese alternatives made from nuts or soy.

Q: How can I store the leftover sandwich?

A: It’s best enjoyed fresh. However, you can store the ingredients separately in the refrigerator and assemble just before serving.

Savor the exquisite flavors of our Scandinavian Delight: Keto Lox Sandwich, a dish that takes you on a delightful culinary voyage with every bite. It's a perfect blend of traditional and contemporary, catering to your keto needs without compromising on taste. Enjoy this sandwich as a refreshing lunch, a savory breakfast, or a light dinner!