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Hearty Brunswick Stew

Like a thick, hearty soup, this stew is packed with tender chicken and an eye-catching combination of vegetables. I could never wait patiently to eat when Mother was cooking this stew. —Milded Sherrer, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 1 hour + cooling Cook: 45 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) lima beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) corn, drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, slowly bring the chicken and water to a boil. Cover and simmer for 45-60 minutes or until chicken is tender, skimming the surface as foam rises.
  • Remove chicken and set aside until cool enough to handle. Remove and discard skin and bones. Cube chicken and return to broth.
  • Add the potatoes, onions, beans and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Stir in remaining ingredients. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 589 calories, 25g fat (9g saturated fat), 123mg cholesterol, 1147mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 7g fiber), 40g protein.

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