The richness of bacon and the bite of scallions complement the sweetness of corn kernels in this hearty side dish.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until browned, 4 to 6 minutes.

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  • Add corn kernels; season with salt, pepper, and a pinch of crushed red pepper. Cook, stirring often, until corn is tender, 5 to 8 minutes. Stir in scallions. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

Raw or cooked kernels can be frozen in resealable plastic bags for up to six months. Be sure to write the date on the bag with a marker for future reference.

Reviews (10)

170 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 40
  • 4 star values: 52
  • 3 star values: 52
  • 2 star values: 21
  • 1 star values: 5
Rating: 4 stars
07/19/2017
Really easy, really good! Added 2 mini sweet peppers (one red, one orange for color contrast) and instead of salt/pepper, I sprinkled a couple of shakes of Penzey's Fox Point Seasoning (salt, shallots, chives, garlic, onion and green peppercorns. Delish!
Rating: Unrated
03/12/2013
Made with frozen corn and thick cut applewood smoked bacon. My husband licked his plate!
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12/05/2011
meant to say corn, not rice!
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12/05/2011
This is so easy and good! Instead of scallions, I added 1 chopped up zucchini and 1 leek after cooking the bacon and sauteed for a few min before adding the rice. I also used frozen precooked rice from trader joe's and it cooked up just perfectly in the time called for in the recipe!
Rating: Unrated
04/13/2011
I made this with fresh corn off the cob & it was AMAZING! I only made half the recipe but ended up eating it all LOL It will definately be a fave in our household!
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08/17/2010
Made this dish with fresh corn removed from the cob. It was amazing! It even tasted good the next day as leftovers.
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07/15/2008
This is one of my favorite salads. It counts as a salad, right?
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06/16/2008
I tried this recipe with canned corn and it was very good, but I'm sure it would be even better with fresh corn of course! And I definitely used more then just a *pinch* of red pepper flakes!
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04/16/2008
Would you use canned corn for this or cut it off the cob?
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12/30/2007
This is sooo good. Thank you. Christine