Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew

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"This recipe has been in my family for many years, ever since we moved to Georgia over 30 years ago. It consists of chicken and salt pork with potatoes, beans and other vegetables. It's both hearty and delicious."


3 h servings 368 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 368 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 17.1 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.9g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 27.9 g
  • 56%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 71 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 496 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot over high heat, combine the salt pork, chicken and water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 45 minutes, or until chicken is tender.
  2. Remove chicken and allow to cool until easy to handle. Remove meat and discard the skin and bones. Chop meat into bite size pieces and return to the soup.
  3. Add the potatoes, onions, tomatoes, corn, lima beans, Worcestershire sauce, salt and ground black pepper. Stir well and simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour.
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  1. 21 Ratings


If you are looking for a southern style Brunswick stew, you will be highly disappointed. If you follow the receipe without doctoring, you get a stew that is the same color as chicken and rice s...

needs a can of tomato paste.

Quick and easy version of this time-honored dish from the South!

This stew has so much flavor. The store didn't have the salt pork, so I substituted it with several slices of bacon. I put three slices for the initial boil, then put another slice in for the la...

I have made a lot of stews over the years and this is as good as any I have ever made.

This was very good. I substituted salt pork with virginia bacon and the lima beans with blackeye peas. I omitted the corn, and added diced green bell pepper and beans. Definitely a keeper!

I used meat from a smoked boston butt to make this. I also used canned potatoes and added some BBQ sauce to thicken and give more flavor. It turned out great!

I made a huge pot of this for a dinner I cooked at the church last night. I had a bunch of barbqued chicken left from a previous dinner and I boiled this to make it easier to remove from the bo...

This is a good recipe, but the Brunswick Stew that my Virginia grandmother made was sweet. This is the same basic recipe as the one she used, but if you want it to be authentic in flavor, try a...