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.

(Image: Ashley Manila)
(Image: Ashley Manila)

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 <br>
  •                                                 1/2 cup dry white wine <br>
  • 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<br>
  •                                                 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.

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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.

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Step 3

Ladle the seafood cioppino into bowls and serve warm.

(Image: Ashley Manila)
(Image: Ashley Manila)