Southern Brunswick Stew

Posted: September 30

Time: 60 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Homemade stew is the perfect comfort food for a cold and stormy night. So try this savory Southern Brunswick Stew recipe! This delicious stew is packed with tasty vegetables, tender chicken, and juicy pulled pork! Everything you love in one delicious stew for your entire family to enjoy!


• 6 tablespoons (3 ounces) unsalted butter • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion • 1 tablespoon minced garlic, from about 3 or 4 garlic cloves • 3 cups diced potatoes • 1 1/2 cups frozen baby lima beans • 2 cups frozen corn kernels • 3 cups chicken stock • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes • 1 1/2 cups barbecue sauce • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed • 1 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper • 2 cups cooked chicken thighs, shredded or chopped • 2 cups cooked pulled pork (shredded) or leftover pulled pork • cornbread or biscuits, for serving (optional) • coleslaw, for serving (optional)


Step 1

To begin, in a large dutch oven, melt the butter over medium heat.

Step 2

Add in the onion and cook, stirring constantly until the onion turns translucent.

Step 3

Add in the garlic and cook for 2 more minutes, frequently stirring.

Step 4

Then add in the potatoes, corn, lima beans, chicken stock, and tomatoes, bringing it to a boil.

Step 5

Cover, then reduce the heat, letting it simmer for 25 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.

Step 6

Add in the barbecue sauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, salt, cayenne, black pepper, chicken, and pork. Mix well to fully combine.

Step 7

Let simmer for 15 minutes, uncovered.

Step 8

Serve with biscuits or cornbread, with coleslaw on the side, if desired.

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