Hearty Crockpot Fish Stew

Home-made fish stew with peppers, in bowl

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Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 5 hrs 30 mins
Total: 6 hrs
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
225 Calories
8g Fat
17g Carbs
21g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 465mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Protein 21g
Calcium 101mg 8%
*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.)

This fish stew is easy to make in the slow cooker. Serve this fish stew with biscuits or crackers and a tossed salad for a delicious family meal.


  • 1 1/2 pounds catfish (cut into 2-inch pieces; haddock or flounder fillets are also acceptable)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (melted, or extra-virgin olive oil)
  • 1 large clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 large onion (sliced)
  • 1 green bell pepper (seeded and cut in 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 to 2 small zucchini squash (sliced)
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can whole tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried leaf basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried leaf oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • Optional: 4 ounces mushrooms (sliced)
  • Garnish: parsley

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Combine all ingredients in crockpot. Stir gently, but thoroughly.

  3. Cover and cook on HIGH setting for 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours.

  4. Garnish with parsley. Serve and enjoy!