60-Minute Chicken Brunswick Stew

The ultimate comfort food, this chicken Brunswick stew recipe will have everyone in your family running for seconds! Traditionally, Brunswick stew was made with small game meat, however, in recent years, chicken has become the go-to protein for this recipe. While this chicken Brunswick stew is a healthy meal for people with diabetes and on dialysis, it is higher in potassium, so you won’t want to overindulge. And with that… let’s get cooking!

Chicken Brunswick Stew
The ultimate comfort food, this chicken Brunswick stew recipe will have everyone in your family running for seconds!

Chicken Brunswick Stew Ingredients

Serves One

  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 1 pound chicken breasts (boneless and skinless)
  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 ounces canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

How to Prepare Chicken Brunswick Stew

  • Slice the celery into 1/2–inch pieces
  • Chop the onion and bell pepper
  • Dice the chicken into bite-sized chunks
  • In a large saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crispy
  • Remove bacon from pan and place on paper towel to drain
  • In a medium bowl, mix the flour and cayenne pepper
  • Add the raw chicken chunks and toss to coat
  • Heat the saucepan over medium heat, add the chicken and cook in reserved bacon fat
  • Stir occasionally until lightly browned (4 to 6 minutes); remove chicken and set aside
  • Add celery, onion and bell pepper to the saucepan; cook and stir until the vegetables begin to soften (about 4 to 5 minutes)
  • Stir in tomatoes (do not drain) and chicken broth
  • Scrape in any brown bits of flour that may have stuck to the bottom of the pan
  • Add in cooked chicken, mixed vegetables, vinegar, sugar, bay leaf, Worcestershire sauce and hot pepper sauce
  • Crumble in the bacon and stir until thoroughly mixed
  • Bring the stew to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer and partially cover
  • Simmer until the stew has thickened, and the vegetables are tender (20 to 25 minutes)
  • Remove bay leaf and serve

Note: This recipe is appropriate for diabetes and dialysis patients; please note, it is higher in potassium

Chicken Brunswick Stew Nutrition Facts

(per serving)

Calories 172
Carbohydrates 12 g
Protein 22 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Fat 4 g
Sodium 255 mg
Potassium 584 mg
Phosphorus 233 mg

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Source: https://www.davita.com/diet-nutrition/recipes/soups-stews/virginia-style-brunswick-stew

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About Shree Mulay, MD
Shree Mulay, MD, is a nephrologist and co-owner of The Kidney Experts. He went to medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College and completed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Shree manages patients at several West Tennessee Healthcare Hospital locations and serves at numerous dialysis locations across the region. He also sees patients at four kidney care clinic locations. Funny, caring and always wanting to help, Shree is passionate about his practice and devotes much of his time to his patients.

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