Slow Cooker Seafood Cioppino Recipe

I can't imagine Christmas Eve without this zippy Italian seafood cioppino on the table. Loaded with shrimp, crab, clams, and haddock, this hearty stew is a seafood lovers dream come true! This stew is made in the slow cooker, making it a great option for special occasions or busy weeknights. Serve with crusty bread or oyster crackers.

Slow cooker seafood cioppino.

Video of the Day

Slow cooker seafood cioppino.

Things You\’ll Need

  • 28 ounce can diced tomatoes, (1)

  • 1 yellow onion, diced

  • 2 stalks of celery, finely chopped

  • 8 ounce bottle clam juice, (1)

  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste

  • 1/2 cup dry white wine

  • 6 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 pound haddock fillets, cut into 1 inch pieces

  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled but tails left on

  • 6.5 ounce cans minced clams in clam juice, (2)

  • 8 ounces container lump crab meat, drained, (1)

  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped

Step 1

In a 4-quart slow cooker combine the tomatoes, onions, celery, clam juice, tomato paste, white wine, garlic, vinegar, olive oil, Italian seasoning, bay leaves and salt. Cook, covered, on low heat for 6 hours.

Combine the first 12 ingredients in your slow cooker and cook, covered, on low heat for 6 hours.

Step 2

Stir in the haddock, shrimp, clams and crab meat. Continue cooking for 45 minutes, or until the shrimp are pink and the haddock flakes easily when poked with a fork. Remove bay leaves and stir in parsley.

Stir in the seafood and cook for another 45 minutes, or until seafood is cooked through.

Step 3

Ladle the seafood cioppino into bowls and serve warm.

Ladle seafood cioppino into bowls. Serve warm.

Related Stories


Caught in the Middle

Caught in the MiddleHelp for the Sandwich Generation- Twenty million American adults are caring for aging parents at the same time they\'re raising young children. Known as the Sandwich Generation, the

The Importance of Senior Fitness

The Importance of Senior Fitness- According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), exercise and physical activity are some of the best things older adults can do to stay healthy. Even moderate ex

Grandparent Getaways

Grandparent GetawaysTrips to take with your grandchildren- \"No parents allowed.\" It\'s not a sign on a kid-only clubhouse, it\'s the first rule of travel for memory-making grandparent/grandchild vacatio

Comfortably Aging in Place

Comfortably Aging in PlaceHaving lived in the same ranch house for 55 years, John Heck’s grandparents wanted to make any and all necessary accommodations to allow them to peacefully age in place. Usin

Aging with Vitality, Grace and Confidence

Aging with Vitality, Grace and ConfidenceIt’s one of the great ironies of life: Your reward for surviving the tumultuous teen years, establishing a career and nurturing a family culminates in dry skin

3 Ways Seniors Can Control Prescription Costs

3 Ways Seniors Can Control Prescription CostsFor 55 million Americans enrolled in Medicare, the New Year means any new Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plans, or any changes to your existing pl

Popular Categories