Amelia's Slow Cooker Brunswick Stew


This is the most authentic version of Brunswick stew I have had the pleasure of making and tasting!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 30 mins
8 servings


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 pound country style pork ribs

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 roasted chicken, deboned and shredded

  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • ¾ cup ketchup

  • ½ (10 fluid ounce) bottle steak sauce

  • ½ cup cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 2 cubes chicken bouillon

  • ½ tablespoon ground black pepper

  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, undrained

  • 1 cup frozen lima beans, thawed


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat, and brown the ribs on all sides. Transfer to a slow cooker. Place onion in the skillet, cook until tender, and transfer to the slow cooker.

  2. Place the chicken in the slow cooker, and mix in tomatoes, ketchup, steak sauce, cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, lemon, chicken bouillon, and pepper.

  3. Cover, and cook 6 hours on High. Remove ribs, discard bones, and shred. Return meat to slow cooker. Mix in corn and lima beans, cover, and continue cooking 2 hours on High.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

405 Calories
17g Fat
31g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 405
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 1281mg 56%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 29mg 146%
Calcium 91mg 7%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 786mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.