Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew
Serves 8
A recreation of a classic chicken stew from my husband's scout days
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
6 hr
Total Time
6 hr 20 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
6 hr
Total Time
6 hr 20 min
Ingredients
  1. Water (see directions)
  2. 2 1/2 lbs boneless chicken breast
  3. 4 tbsp butter (1/2 lg stick)
  4. 3 medium potatoes
  5. 3 medium onions
  6. 28oz can diced tomatoes
  7. 28oz can butterbeans
  8. 1 1/2 tsp salt
  9. 1 1/2 tsp red pepper
  10. 1 tsp black pepper
  11. 1 tsp sugar
  12. 2 tbsp flour
  13. 16oz can corn
Instructions
  1. Cube chicken and put chicken in pot.
  2. Add enough water to cover chicken (approximately 3 cups) and boil on high for 15 min.
  3. Add onions, potatoes, and butter, cook on medium-low for 1 hour.
  4. Add tomatoes and cook on medium-low for 1 hour, stir well at all times.
  5. Add butterbeans and seasonings, and simmer on low for 3 hours 15 minutes.
  6. Continue cooking and add corn, let corn cook for 30 minutes and turn heat off and continue stirring until served.
  7. When a desired thickness is reached, put the cover on and continue cooking and stirring.
Notes
  1. *The stew will boil down.
  2. Stir often. This stew is known to stick.