Can I cook fish in a crock-pot?

We've started using the crock pot (yay beans). We love fish, but can't figure out how'd we cook it in a crock pot without it being mushy. Do you pre-cook it?

by Mattie 49520 over 3 years ago


  • Sandy (Community Guide)
    Sandy (Community Guide) 48829

    I packed the cookbook away but yes you can cook fish in the crockpot. I think its

    over 3 years ago
  • Julianna
    Julianna 52440

    I've cooked chowder. It would seem to me that it would work best to cook a soup or stew because the liquid will cook the fish and keep it from burning.

    about 3 years ago
  • Jessica
    Jessica 49141

    I've only done corn and crab chowder, too. (I know, not really fish, but still seafood.)

    about 3 years ago
  • Chef Heather (Food on the Table)
    Chef Heather (Food on the Table) 25081

    @Mattie~ Hello, this is Chef Heather from Food on the Table. Yes, just as the other users have stated, you can absolutely cook fish/seafood in the crock-pot. Since fish is delicate it is typically stirred into the crock-pot during the last 30 minutes of cooking (unless recipe states otherwise). One of my favorite slow cooker fish recipes is this Slow Cooker Chili Lime Tilapia with Corn also try this Shrimp Chowder (Slow Cooker):

    about 3 years ago
  • Chef Heather (Food on the Table)
    Chef Heather (Food on the Table) 25081

    See additional crock-pot fish tips here:

    about 3 years ago

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