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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 Lori A. from OH 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.
Lori A.:  The Nongshim cup of noodles has an overall spicy taste. I didn't notice any individual flavors, per say, just the medium spicyness of the broth. The texture of the noodles was al dente, not too firm and not too soft. I noticed the words 'natural flavors' on the ingredients list, and wonder if this product contains msg, something I usually try to avoid. It made for a filling meal, as many cup of noodles products have much less product than Nongshim does. This makes it a good value in my opinion!
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)?
Lori A.:  I would likely serve the Shin Cup of noodles over a plate of Nishiki white rice or brown rice. The flavor is good as is, but I would like to add curry and a bit of sweet orange juice the dish. I think that the flavors would complement one another.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Lori A.:  The Shin Cup contains more product than competitive similar products on the market. It has a burst of flavor that is omitted in other brands that I've tried.
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.
Lori A.:  This was very easy to prepare. I poured hot water, from my carafe directly on the noodles, as they sat in the original paper container. I prefer the paper to the styrofoam containers that some brands use. I placed the lid back onto the cup and waited a few minutes, then poured the contents of the flavor packet into the cup, and stirred a bit. The entire process was quick and convenient.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Lori A.:  To me, this product contains a medium amount of spicyness. Some people might think this was very spicy... those who never eat spicy foods, that is.
“Nongshim has a burst of flavor that is omitted in other brands that I've tried.”
— Lori A.,  OH

Thank you for your time, Lori A.! We love your feedback.

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