- 4 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch strips
- 4 cups corn kernels
- Coarse salt and ground black pepper
- Pinch of red-pepper flakes
- 2 to 3 scallions, sliced
- Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until browned, 4 to 6 minutes.
- 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.