Chowning's Tavern Brunswick Stew

2
Annita Linn

By
@nitared2001

I received this recipe on a Christmas card from my sister who lives in Williamsburg, Virginia. Tried it and we just love it. (I did omit the okra, however.) Great dish on a cold winter day.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
8-10
Prep:
24 Hr
Cook:
3 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 6 lb
    chicken
  • 1 lb
    italian sausage, mild
  • 2 large
    onions, chopped
  • 2 c
    lima beans
  • 4 c
    corn, cut from cob or 2 cans (1 lb each)
  • 2 c
    okra, cut (optional)
  • 3 medium
    potatoes, diced
  • 4 c
    tomatoes, fresh or canned
  • 1 tsp
    pepper
  • 3 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar

How to Make Chowning's Tavern Brunswick Stew

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut chicken in pieces and simmer in 3 quarts water for a thin stew, or 2 quarts for a thick stew, until meat can easily be removed from bones, about 2 1/4 hours. Add raw vegetables to broth and simmer, uncovered, until beans and potatoes are tender. Stir occasionally to prevent scorching.
  2. Brown italian sausage in a skillet and drain any fat.
  3. Add chicken, boned and diced if desired, sausage, and the seasonings to the broth. Let simmer at least 45 minutes.
  4. Note: If canned vegetables are used, include juices and reduce water to 2 quarts for a thin stew, 1 quart for a thick stew.
  5. Also Note: Brunswick stew is one of those delectable meals that benefit from long, slow cooking. It is a rule in some Tidewater homes never to eat Brunswick stew the same day it is made, as its flavor improves if it is left to stand overnight and served reheated.

Printable Recipe Card

About Chowning's Tavern Brunswick Stew

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: English
Hashtag: #stew



Leave a Comment

Grill a Special Meal for Father’s Day

Grill a Special Meal for Father’s Day


I have fond memories of my dad standing over the grill during the summer preparing a feast for the family. This Father’s Day, I plan to take over grilling duties from my husband and prepare a fantastic grilled meal. If you want to pick up the tongs, too, then check out these recipes. Cheryl Culver’s […]

14 Summer Squash Recipes

14 Summer Squash Recipes


Summer produce is our favorite, especially summer squash! With so many delicious ways to prepare summer squash, it’s a healthy go-to ingredient during these warmer months. Yellow with a fat bottom that gets skinnier towards the neck, it’s very easy to differentiate summer squash from zucchini. No matter how you cut, cook or top it, […]

22 Summer Strawberry Recipes

22 Summer Strawberry Recipes


Yay! It’s finally strawberry season! These summer strawberry recipes are bursting with sweet fruity flavor in every bite. Strawberry cupcakes, strawberry pie, strawberry pound cake, and more are perfect to make with a carton of fresh strawberries. Check out 22 strawberry recipes you need in your life this summer!