Old Hickory House Brunswick Stew Recipe

Can you believe that just one pot hearty and healthy dish can suddenly change your life and taste. Such kind of fantastic dish is ‘Old Hickory House Brunswick Stew.’ Its classic version hits with unbounded appealing tastes and flavors. Your hungry bellies get much satisfaction all of a sudden in every bite of this yummy stew. 

This one is one of the best classic southern recipes which is traditionally made since the 19th century. Everyone around Old Hickory house always used to have their delicious Brunswick stew. They have often brought to change their recipe methods for bringing some new tastes. 

But I have tried one following their recipe. Then, I always want to have that item again and again at my home. Now,  I am going to share with you the details below.

Old Hickory House Brunswick Stew Recipe

Old Hickory House Brunswick Stew Recipe

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Recipe by Lindsay G. Cabral Cuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Medium


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This ‘Old Hickory House Brunswick Stew’ is an extremely simple and yummy dish that is prepared with chicken breasts, beef soup based, herbs and seasonings. Making a good stew takes a huge time to cook. Garlic, ginger, onion, and chili sauce need to be added thoroughly. Within 1 hour, they together turn into a  delicious stew.


  • Onion – 1 cup

  • Garlic – 2 cloves.

  • Oil- 2 tsp.

  • Boned chicken breast- 3 / 4 pieces. 

  • Beef soup base-  1.5 tsp.

  • Tomato pastes- 1 bowl. 

  • Frozen whole kernel corn- 1 package.

  • Frozen cream style corn – 1 can.

  • Frozen baby lima beans- 1 package.

  • Chili paste – 1 cup.

  • Yellow mustard paste – 2 tsp.

  • Worchester sauce – 1 tsp.

  • Brown sugar- 1 tsp.

  • Black and red pepper – 1 tsp.

  • Salt- 1 tsp.

  • Lemon juice – 2 tsp.

  • Hot sauce – 1/2 cup.

  • Tools
  • Knife

  • A large bowl

  • A fork

  • A large pan

how to make Old Hickory House Brunswick Stew

  • Cook onions and garlic: Bring a large pan. Heat the pan with 2 tsp of oil. Pour 1/2 cup of onion cubes and 1 tsp of garlic paste. Saute until they turn brown.
    cook onion and garlic
  • Mix beef soup base in liquid: Take a medium small jar with water. Pour 1.5 tsp of beef soup base. Stir and mix together.
    Mix beef soup base in liquid
  • Add chicken and mixed liquid: Pour the mixed liquid into the onions and 2 or 3 pieces of boned chicken breasts. Cover the pan and boil for 5 minutes.
    add chicken and mixed liquid
  • Allow tomato paste and corn: Now, allow 1 bowl of tomato paste and 1 package of frozen whole kernel corn. Mix up well for 2 minutes. Try to use fresh corn instead boil.
    Allow tomato paste and corn
  • Add cream corn and lima beans: Next, add 1 can of fresh frozen cream-style corn and 1 package of frozen baby lima beans. Bring to boil and reduce the heat to medium-low.
    Add cream corn and lima beans
  • Place chili paste,  mustard paste, and sauces: Now, place 1 cup of chili paste,  2 tsp of yellow  mustard paste, and 1 tsp of Worchester sauce with 1 tsp of brown sugar.
    place chili paste and mustard sauces
  • Add seasonings and cook: Afterward, to give it a spicy flavor, add 1/2 tsp of coarsely ground black and red pepper and salt as per taste. Combine them fast. Cover the pan and cook for 1.30 minutes on medium-low heat.
    add seasonings and cook
  •  Shred the chicken: Uncover the pan and check the consistency. Now, shred the chicken with two large forks. Saute the curry for 5 minutes.
     shred the chicken
  • Add beef brisket and lemon juice: Finally,  you have to add 1 bowl of cooked beef briskets and 2 tsp of fresh lemon juice.  You can add 1/2 cup of hot sauce optionally. Stir for 3 minutes and cook them again for up to 10 minutes by covered.
    Add beef brisket and lemon juice
  • Serve: Now, you can serve it warm with flour-bread and white rice. Otherwise, you can enjoy it alone.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Values:

Values are given below with total servings and amount per size:

Total serving6
Serving size1
Calories890 kcal
Fat70 gr
Carbs75 gr
Cholesterol120 mg
Sugar25 g


The ever asked traditional spicy flavored stew is ‘Old Hickory House Brunswick Stew’. It has uncountable variations and among those, I like the most is a chicken stew with beef brisket. It is pretty much easier, and you can  also make it  by your desired version. If you are a pure vegetarian, you can avoid the meats and allows some fresh vegetables like onion leaves, carrots, etc. So, everyone has the chance to have this yummy dish on their own.

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