Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Georgia - Brunswick, The First Cooking Pot for Brunswick Stew

Brunswick, Georgia
This is the original pot the first Brunswick Stew was made in.  It is a popular Southern recipe that originated on St. Simons Island, Georgia, on July 2, 1898.

Brunswick Stew

1 1/2 pounds chicken cut into bite size pieces
1/2 pound pork cut into bite size pieces
Paprika to taste
1/4 cup butter
2 medium size onions sliced
1 medium size green pepper, diced
3 cups water, 2 cups canned tomatoes, undrained
2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2 cups whole kernel corn
1 (10 ounce) package frozen lima bans
6 tablespoons flour

Sprinkle chicken and pork with paprika.  Heat butter in a large saucepan; add chicken and pork and brown on all sides.  Add onion and green pepper and cook until onion is transparent.  Add water, tomatoes, parsley, and sauces.  Bring to a boil; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.  Add corn and lima beans; cook 20 minutes longer.  Blend flour with a little cold water and gradually stir into stew; cook 10 minutes longer.  Serves 4 to 6

Photo: Ronald Monteleon

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