Traditional Brunswick Stew

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  • 1 1/2 pounds smoked pulled pork, or chicken or a combination of both
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 15 ounce can fire roasted or plain tomatoes (undrained)
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 cups Big Green Egg barbecue sauce of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 8 ounces frozen corn
  • 8 ounces frozen lima beans
  • Salt and pepper, to taste



Set the EGG for indirect cooking with a convEGGtor at 300°F/149°C with the Big Green Egg Cast Iron Dutch Oven in the EGG to preheat.

Melt butter in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Once melted, add the garlic and onions and sauté until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes, chicken stock, barbecue sauce, brown sugar, cayenne, smoked pork pulled pork and/or chicken, lima beans, corn and salt and pepper.

Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook over medium-low heat for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve with cornbread or biscuits.

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