Fish might seem hard to cook but you have an advantage: the crockpot. If you have enough patience to go through the whole process, then using the crockpot is one of the best methods of cooking fish.
Cooking with the crockpot should be easy, right? Well, if you do not find it this simple, we have a few tricks for you.
The preheating process is very important. Do not ignore it. So take a seat in your fishing chair and take a break because these recipes are going to need some time to be done. Moreover, the meat should be at room temperature. If you use canned tomatoes, make sure they come from reliable sources. Also, it is essential to drain them well.
If you have too much liquid, do not panic. Just transfer it into a bowl or something else. Remove any overcooked vegetables from the dishes. You can cook other vegetables or make these into a puree and add them back into your sauce.
These recipes are good for beginners since the preparation time is short and the ingredients are really easy to find. Some of them take longer than the others but we can assure you that each and every one of them is worth it. Also, do not forget to tell your friends how awesome these meals are. Sharing is caring.
Crockpot Scalloped Potatoes with Salmon
This is a healthy and easy recipe. It is great for impressing your loved ones and for offering them the amazing taste of well-cooked salmon.
Place 2-3 medium potatoes in your greased crockpot. Add 1 and a half tablespoons of flour and then salt and pepper to taste.
Drain and flake your salmon. Add half of it and a quarter of a chopped onion. Then, put one can of mushroom soup (or cream of celery soup) and ¼ of a can of water. Combine them and pour over the salmon and potatoes. Sprinkle with a dash of nutmeg and then cook on low for 7 to 9 hours, until the potatoes are tender.
This recipe is made for serving six people and it has 438 calories per serving. The time it takes to be made is a tricky thing. The preparation lasts about 15 minutes, but the cooking takes about 9 hours. Enjoy it! It works best with a side salad and your friends at the table.
Crockpot Tuna Casserole
Tuna casserole is the perfect recipe for a family on the budget. It is also a very casual dish that’s just perfect dinner with friends and family members. It doesn’t require a lot of shopping, so give it a try the next time you’re craving fish.
Grease the bottom first. Then, take a large bowl and mix 2 cans of creamy celery soup, ⅓ cup of chicken broth, ⅔ cup of milk, and 2 tablespoons of parsley (dried). Use the veggies of your choice and add two cans of tuna. Put everything into the slow cooker, then top it with chips or breadcrumbs. Cook 10 ounces of medium egg noodles or pasta until they are tender and fold the mixture from the bowl inside the noodles/pasta.
Cover and cook on low for about 4 hours. This recipe has 430 calories per serving and a total of 4 to 6 servings. Also, it takes 15 minutes to prepare and 4 hours to cook. Enjoy it and do not forget to share the recipe with others if you liked it.
Crockpot White Beans and Tuna
This is the perfect recipe for a fancier dinner. It will certainly please your friends and they will be proud of your cooking skills.
Crush one clove of garlic and saute it over medium heat in 4 tablespoons of olive oil for about 1 minute. Discard the garlic and add 1 pound small white beans (soaked overnight and drained) and 6 cups of fresh water. Cover and cook it for about 1 hour on high. Then, reduce the heat and cook for about 4 to 7 hours.
The time depends on a few factors including how old the beans are, the type of slow cooker. The last step is to add 2 chopped tomatoes, 2-3 cans of white tuna into water (drained and flaked) and about 1 tablespoon of basil. Be generous with the salt and pepper if that’s what you like and here you are.
This recipe makes for 6 servings and 472 calories per serving. It should take you around 15 minutes to prepare and 6 hours to cook. Enjoy!
Slow Cooker Red Curry with Cod
This is a great recipe. It is faster than the others and those who cooked it said that they enjoy the texture of the fish and also the combination between the cod fillet, curry, and rice.
In the slow cooker, pour 2-15 oz of canned light coconut milk, 3 tablespoons of red curry paste 1 tablespoon of ground ginger and 1 tablespoon of garlic powder. Mix them together very well.
Slice one red bell pepper and add it to the mixture. Then add 12 oz julienned carrots or “matchstick” carrots and 1 lb. cod fillet.
Now set your slow cooker on low and cook everything for 2 hours. Meanwhile, prepare the rice as it says on the package and when the fish is done, add salt and pepper to taste.
This recipe is designed for 4 servings. It takes around 15 minutes to prepare and approximately 2 hours to cook, so that makes a total of 2 hours and 15 minutes to wait until you have your tasty dish to enjoy.
If you enjoyed our article, perhaps you’d like to find out more on what you need to start kayak fishing or even learn what baits you should use to fish for grass carp.