Slow Cooker Halibut Stew

Stew might not be the first thing to come to mind when you think about seafood, but the truth is there are plenty of great seafood stews out there. Our slow cooker recipe for halibut stew is great served right from your slow cooker or heated up for lunch or dinner a few day’s later. Chances are this recipe will yield enough for leftovers, so enjoy!

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Slow Cooker Halibut Stew

Slow Cooker Halibut Stew

Yields: 6 servings | Serving size: 1 cup | Calories: 148 | Total Fat: 2 g | Saturated Fats: 1 g | Trans Fats: 0 g | Cholesterol: 26 mg | Sodium: 296 mg | Carbohydrates: 12 g | Dietary fiber: 2 g | Sugars: 4 g | Protein: 18 g | SmartPoints: 4 |


  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small yellow onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 large potato, peeled, cut into 1” pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth, fat free, low sodium (optional vegetable broth)
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Kosher or sea salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound halibut fillets, rinsed and cut into bite size pieces (or, your favorite white fish as an option)


  1. Add all the above ingredients to the slow-cooker, except halibut. Cover and cook on low 8 to 9 hours. The last 30 minutes of cooking time add thawed halibut pieces. Garnish with additional cilantro if desired.
  2. Recommend 4-6 quart slow-cooker.

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One Comment on "Slow Cooker Halibut Stew"

  1. Kathy Souders  March 2, 2014

    Delicious stew. Made a double batch to quickly use a lot of halibut. I had chicken broth already made in slow cooker and added the rest of the ingredients except the halibut and cilantro, cooked high for half an hour, added halibut for another half hour. Refrigerated overnight, then added frozen cilantro before heating and serving. Both husband and I loved it and its a good way add more halibut to the menu. Had bought 2 lbs. "previously frozen" halibut on super sale due to expiration date that day. Made terrific meal for two days in a row.


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