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famous chicken stew

Recipe by
Donna Cochran
Spartanburg, SC

This chicken stew is different, it has a little heat, but is too good not to try!!! You can leave out the hot sauce if that's not your's still just as good.

yield 8 -12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For famous chicken stew

  • 1
    whole chicken (i had a 5.39 lb. chicken)
  • 1/2 stick
  • 1 Tbsp
    flour (or until your desired thickness)
  • 1-2 c
    milk ( i used a mix of cream and milk)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • texas pete hot sauce to taste

How To Make famous chicken stew

  • 1
    Cover the whole chicken with water and cook on medium heat until chicken is tender and pulls easily off the bone. For my chicken and size pot I poured in 14 cups of water
  • 2
    Remove chicken, reserve broth.
  • 3
    Pull all the chicken meat off the bone.
  • 4
    I ended up using 10 cups of broth. Suit yourself as far as the texture and thickness of the stew and the amount of chicken.
  • 5
    Make a thickening mixture with the melted butter and flour.
  • 6
    Add the milk. Stir and make sure there are no lumps.
  • 7
    Add milk to the broth. Add the chicken and season to taste. Serve with saltine crackers.
  • 8