Southern Living magazine's Brunswick Stew

Southern Living magazine's Brunswick Stew


"This stick-to-your ribs recipe promises plenty of satisfying flavor sure to tickle your taste buds. No need to worry about the ample quantity; keep extra portions under wraps in the freezer."


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  1. COOK chicken in a large Dutch oven in boiling water to cover 45 minutes or until done.
  2. REMOVE chicken from broth, reserving broth for another use. Cool chicken. Skin, bone, and chop chicken.
  3. SAUTE onion and bell pepper in hot oil in Dutch oven until tender. Add chicken, tomato, and next 4 ingredients.
  4. COMBINE flour and 1 cup water, whisking until smooth. Stir into chicken mixture. Add potato and next 5 ingredients.
  5. COVER and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 20 to 30 minutes. Add corn and lima beans, and cook 10 minutes.
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  1. 42 Ratings


This is a lot like Brunswick stew I get in Georgia at BBQ restaurants. The only thing missing is pulled pork. I added about 1/4 cup of rib sauce, and a couple of tablespoons of "liquid smoke" to...

Really tasty stew. I substituted a can of great northern beans for the "baked beans," and used the chicken broth instead of water (per another reviewer's suggestion) but otherwise followed the ...

Another great Southern Living Keeper. Why not use that nice, rich chicken broth instead of water with the flour to thicken?

This is absolutely the best Brunswick Stew I have ever tasted! I entered this recipe in the local fair and won grand prize ... $130.00!! This is definitely one to make...yummy!

I wish I could give this one even more stars!!! What a great recipe. Made it for 25.....should have scaled it for 50 because they ate it up and I didn't have anything left to feeze. The chang...

Delicious recipe, even my kids love it. To simplify the recipe, I use 1/2 to 3/4 bag of frozen hash browns instead of the red potatoes. They cook faster and taste just as good. Just add bread...

I resized this to feed 240 and served it cooked in a 20 gallon cast iron cauldron at a football tailgate party. I added Tony Cachere cajun seasoning, liquid smoke, and Mrs. Dash and received th...

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner! Very tasty. Added celery and garlic to onion and bell pepper. I like it hot so added more fire ( habanero chili). Will do again.

This is very good and healthy! I added kidney beans to this. Also, I didn't have any turmeric and instead of cooking the onion in the oil I just chopped it up and cooked in some water for less f...