Get the chicken Brunswick stew recipe that won an award in 1982

Get the chicken Brunswick stew recipe that won an award in 1982

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Darlene Hyrb’s chicken Brunswick stew recipe

“I knew Rick loved it. He finished the whole pot!”

When Mrs. Darlene Hyrb of Wixom, Michigan, realized that her husband Rick had polished off an entire pot of her Brunswick Stew, she knew she had a winner.

Her own recipe for chicken Brunswick stew, made with French’s Beef stew seasoning mix, won a “French’s prize recipe award” for turning ordinary chicken into a really special dish.

Brunswick stew (1982)

Chicken Brunswick stew

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

A retro dinner recipe from 1982


  • 1 cup sliced onions
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 32 ounces canned tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup each water and sherry (or 1 cup water)
  • 1.5 ounces beef stew seasoning mix (1 envelope)
  • 10 ounces frozen whole kernel corn
  • 10 ounces frozen lima beans
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3-1/2 to 4 cups cubed, cooked chicken or turkey
  • 10 ounces frozen okra
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced


  1. Cook onions in oil in large pan until tender.
  2. Add tomatoes, water, sherry, seasoning mix, corn, beans, Worcestershire sauce and salt.
  3. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes.
  4. Add chicken, okra and zucchini; simmer 10 minutes.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 661Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 192mgSodium: 631mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 9gSugar: 11gProtein: 58g

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Get the chicken Brunswick stew recipe that won an award in 1982

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