1. Heat a large wok or skillet over high heat. Add oil, onion, garlic and red pepper flakes; stir-fry 10 seconds or until fragrant. Add bacon and celery; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until bacon begins to brown.
2. Add black-eyed peas, rice, thyme and salt; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or until rice is heated through (if mixture starts to stick, add 1 tablespoon water). Remove from heat and stir in parsley.