Amelia's Slow Cooker Brunswick Stew

Amelia's Slow Cooker Brunswick Stew

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"This is the most authentic version of Brunswick stew I have had the pleasure of making and tasting!"


8 h 30 m servings 405 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 405 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 17.1 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.4g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 32.1 g
  • 64%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 91 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 1281 mg
  • 51%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat, and brown the ribs on all sides. Transfer to a slow cooker. Place onion in the skillet, cook until tender, and transfer to the slow cooker.
  2. Place the chicken in the slow cooker, and mix in tomatoes, ketchup, steak sauce, cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, lemon, chicken bouillon, and pepper.
  3. Cover, and cook 6 hours on High. Remove ribs, discard bones, and shred. Return meat to slow cooker. Mix in corn and lima beans, cover, and continue cooking 2 hours on High.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 20 Ratings


My husband's mother use to make him brunswick stew when he was little and it was his favoriate. I looked up brunswick stew and found hundreds of recipes. I questioned him on his Mom's version to...

This was the closest recipe I could find to what my Honey grew up with. He loves it! I leave out the ribs. There is plenty of shredded chicken that it isnt missed and it cuts way down on the fat...

Good and easy. I did think it was too strong on the steak sauce. I will only put 1/3 of that in next time. I also added a few tablespoons of butter. Very good for a crowd...

This was really good, DH loved it. I used pulled pork instead of the ribs as I had it leftover in the fridge. A little too salty for me (maybe cut back on the A1 next time). I served it over bis...

My honey is very picky about brunswick stew and he loved this one. Next time i will add a touch of cumin or look for a smoky steak sauce to cut a bit of the sweetness but it is really a great r...

Most authentic flavor I have gotten. I used KC BBQ sauce instead of the ketchup and steak sauce. I also put in the remains of a beef roast. Delicious

This stew wasn't very impressive, it seemed too sweet and not very tasty, my husband didn't like it at all. I will not make this again.

I agree that it is very close to the original. Used shredded pork also, instead of the ribs.

I grew up in Georgia, and Brunswick Stew was a staple. I have wanted to make it for myself, but I have always been intimidated by the process. I followed this recipe at first, but as it was cook...