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Gourmet Spicy Shin Cup

Deliciously spicy and perfectly affordable, the Nongshim Shin Cup is an ideal pick for on-the-go eating. You’ll love the bright, satisfying heat and mix of flavors in this gourmet ramen. It’s a quick-prepare soup that’s just as good at home (with extras like a cracked egg and veggies) as it is on your lunch break (ready in a flash). All you have to do is wait for 3 minutes — stir well + serve. These shin cups are versatile and so simple to make.

We talked to Isabella L. from MI about NONGSHIM, and here is what she had to say:

Q: Describe the different flavor notes that you taste in the broth, the texture of the noodles, and overall taste of the noodles in the broth.
Isabella L.:  The noodles were very slippery and not super chewy. (Which I prefer) The seasoning had a kick to it, but it wasn't over bearing. This gave the noodles more flavor. I may have put too much water in the cup this time, but next time I might do less water. This is so the noodles absorb more of the flavor from the seasoning.
Q: How would you choose to enhance your mealtime experience of the Shin Cup (e.g. what would you add to it, or what recipes would you make with it)?
Isabella L.:  I would put about half the amount of water I put in it with this experience. The reason for this is because the broth didn't taste very good. However, the noodles were delicious and I think they would taste even better if they absorbed more flavor.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Isabella L.:  I liked the seasoning the most. The kick the seasoning gives the noodles is its strongest attribute. Other ramen I have tasted is a little bland.
Q: Describe how you prepared the Shin Cup, the level of convenience in preparing it, and your thoughts on its ease of preparation on-the-go.
Isabella L.:  It was super easy to prepare. I opened the cup, poured some water in then tossed it in the microwave. After three minutes it was done and I let it cool for about a minute.
“The kick the seasoning gives the noodles is its strongest attribute.”
— Isabella L.,  MI
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Isabella L.:  The spice is no where near a ghost pepper. However, if your someone who can't handle any spice, I wouldn't recommend this product. My youngest sibling(who can't handle spice) tried it and had to drink 2 cups of water.

Thank you for your time, Isabella L.! We love your feedback.

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