Chicken Brunswick Stew (Paula Deen)

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

I'm a fan of Paula Deen of the Food Network--good food on the table quick. It looked on TV, but when I set out to make it myself, I wasn't sure of this list of ingredients, not being from the south myself. I had never heard of Brunswick Stew, but after trying it, I'll definitely be making it again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken in a large pot and add enough water to cover.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Turn heat down and simmer until chicken is falling-off-the-bone done (about 45 minutes).
  4. Drain chicken, reserving 2 cups of the stock.
  5. When chicken cools, remove the skin and bones and chop meat.
  6. In clean pot, mix remaining ingredients with chopped chicken and 1 cup of the reserved stock.
  7. If stew becomes to thick, add additional stock.
  8. Serve over steamed rice.
Most Helpful

4 5

Sounds really good, but I leave off the rice and add diced potatoes and baby lima beans to the stew. Serve with crackers or cornbread.

4 5

4 5

This was good. It was a surprise how it tasted.