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Chicken Brunswick Stew

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Bacon drippings
  • 1 (3-lb) chicken; cut up
  • 2 c Water
  • 2 1/2 c Canned or fresh tomatoes;
  • -chopped
  • 2 Yellow onions; sliced
  • 1/2 ts Sugar
  • 1/2 c Dry white wine
  • 1 pk (10-oz) frozen lima beans
  • 1 pk (10-oz) frozen Niblets corn
  • 1 pk (10-oz) frozen okra; sliced
  • 1 c Toasted bread crumbs
  • 2 ts Salt; or to taste
  • 1/2 ts Freshly ground black pepper
  • -or to taste
  • 3 tb Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 ts Tabasco; or to taste


This is another southern basic. It is really more than an ordinary stew
and can be served at a fancy dinner or an informal supper. I must have run
across fifteen variations on this dish and I know I have not even begun to
hear about the rest of the possibilities.

Heat a large Dutch oven and add the bacon fat. Fry the chicken until
lightly brown and add the water, tomatoes, onions, sugar, and wine. Cover
and bring to a simmer. Cook for 1-1/4 hours. Remove chicken from the pot
and allow to cool enough to handle. Debone chicken and discard skin and
bones. Tear meat into small pieces and set aside. Add remaining ingredients
to the pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes,
uncovered. Add the chicken and cook for another 10 minutes. Correct the

This goes well with Spiced Cranberries (see recipe) and a big green

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