North Carolina Brunswick Stew

Recipe by Gwanny Hill
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
SERVES: 25-30




  • Put chicken, beef and pork in very large pot and cover with water.
  • Bring to boiling point, reduce heat and simmer until meats are tender.
  • Remove any bones and grind meat in food processor or on coarse blade of food chopper.
  • Remove any foam from cooking liquid or strain through cheese cloth.
  • Cook rice in strained liquid for 30 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent sticking.
  • Add corn, tomatoes and butter and cook for an additional 30 minutes.
  • Add ground meat and seasonings as desired and cook for an additional 20 minutes.
  • Add water or canned chicken broth if mixture is too thick.
  • Serve with cornbread.
  • This is a very hearty stew and does not need additional menu items.
  • The stew can be frozen--will yield about 20 pints for freezer.