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Tex-Mex Fried Rice



2tablespoons vegetable oil
1pound spicy sausage meat
1 1/2cups frozen yellow corn kernels
1onion, finely chopped
1red bell pepper, finely chopped
1jalapeno, finely chopped
1teaspoon chili powder
Pinch kosher salt
Pinch red pepper flakes
Freshly ground black pepper
4cups leftover cooked rice
1tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1tablespoon hot sauce, or more to taste
Zest and juice of 1 lime
4scallions, sliced
1/2bunch fresh cilantro, chopped


1.Heat the oil in a large skillet and brown the sausage meat, breaking it up into small pieces. When starting to brown, add the frozen corn (no need to thaw), onions, bell peppers and jalapenos. Season with the chili powder, salt, red pepper flakes and plenty of black pepper. Cook until the vegetables are crisp-tender.
2.Add the rice and stir-fry until heated through and coated with the vegetable mixture. Add the Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce and lime zest and juice. Stir-fry until the rice is just starting to brown. Add the scallions and stir well so that they are thoroughly mixed in. Serve and garnish with cilantro.
3.Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond