Brunswick Stew

1 stewing hen or 4-5 lbs. chicken parts

2 medium-size onions, chopped

2 cups okra, cut (optional)

2 cans (1 lb.) whole tomatoes or 4 cups fresh

2 cups lima beans

3 medium potatoes, diced

4 cups corn

3 tsp. salt

1 tsp. pepper

1 T. sugar

1/2 cup cornstarch for thickening

Simmer chicken in 2-3 qts. water for 2-3 hrs until meat can easily be removed from bones.

Add all vegetables and simmer or place in crockpot for 6-8 hours.

Add deboned chicken and seasonings.

When ready to serve, add a small amount of water to cornstarch and combine.

Note: This stew improves with flavor slowly. It tastes best when made the day before and reheated.

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