Brunswick Stew (the Original version)

Laura Yoder Recipe

By Laura Yoder lkyoder34

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This is the original recipe for Brunswick Stew created in Brunswick, GA. It is an all day project to make this stew but very worth the time and effort.

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3 lb
whole chicken
1 lb
lean pork
1 lb
lean beef roast
3 medium
onions, chopped
4 can(s)
16 oz. tomatoes
5 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 bottle
14 oz ketsup
1 Tbsp
tobasco sauce
bay leaves
1/2 bottle
12 bottle of chili sauce
1/2 tsp
dry mustard
1/2 stick
3 Tbsp
2 can(s)
16 oz cans baby butter beans or baby lima beans
2 can(s)
16 oz. cans creamed corn
1 can(s)
small english or sweet peas
diced potatoes
1 box
cut okra

Directions Step-By-Step

Place meat in large heavy pot. Season with salt and pepper. Add onions and cover with water. Simmer until meat falls from the bones (several hours).
Allow meat to cool, shred then return to pot with stock. Add next 8 indredients to pot and simmer for one hour. Stir occasionally to keep from sticking to bottom of the pot. Be careful that you don't scorch the bottom.
Add next 6 indredients. Cook slowly (simmer on low) until stew becomes thick.
This stew is great served with cornbread or barbeque and seafood.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Beef, Pork
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #Dish, #stew, #main

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jo allen josie28
Sep 21, 2012
I have made this before but lost the recipe and had just about given up finding it again until now. Thanks so much fo posting. I have doubled the recipe and served it at Thanksgiving to a large crowd young and old love it..I am going to make it right now...
Vivian Baker vbaker621
Dec 21, 2012
So many different ways to cook this dish..but yours caught my eye and said "this is the one" making it today....for my 88 year old Dad who loves recipes that his mom use to make...Thank you
Carol Hooey chooey45
Feb 10, 2014
I love this recipe also but I smoked all of the meat...yummy thank you.
Lark Dunton foxhillfiddler
Apr 7, 2014
Easy to make, family loved it. I like this better than my old recipe for Brunswick stew made in the crock pot.
Lark Dunton foxhillfiddler
Apr 7, 2014
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!