This is a hearty stew that is a real crowd-pleaser, which is good because it makes a ton! It freezes well though, so you can keep extra on hand throughout the winter.
Chop potatoes; set aside. Chop onions, set aside. Combine spices in a small bowl.
Put chicken in a large stockpot. Cover with water and bring to a boil; cook for about 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken falls apart.
Add potatoes, onions and spices. Boil for 10 minutes.
Add tomatoes and boil for 5 minutes.
Add lima beans and corn and cook for 5 minutes.
Add butter and simmer for 30 minutes.