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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 Linda L. from OK 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.
Linda L.:  This product is not for the faint-of-heart or the timid eater! The broth by itself is a powerful blend of the red pepper and the black pepper along with the green onions, carrots and mushrooms guaranteed to open your sinuses! The broth-infused noodles are tasty and chewy, but not mushy. It will wake up your taste buds but be sure your water glass is close by and filled!
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)?
Linda L.:  This was my first experience with this product so not knowing entirely what to expect, I emptied the cooked soup into a bowl and proceeded to partake. However, next time ( and I believe there will be a next time as I do like spicy foods), I believe I might tone it down a bit by adding a package of cooked Beef Ramen noodles.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Linda L.:  It was certainly quick and easy to fix using the Hot Water instructions. The main difference between this product and other similar products would have to be the definite spicy quality!
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.
Linda L.:  I do not own a microwave so I used the "Hot Water" instructions. Three minutes later, I was pouring it into a bowl to cool. The preparation couldn't have been easier!
“It will wake up your taste buds.”
— Linda L.,  OK
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Linda L.:  I would only recommend this to my friends who are not afraid to try something different. I know a few very timid eaters...this is not for them. On a scale of 1-5, I would rate the spiciness at 4.5. It seems to become a tad (maybe less) milder with each additional bite.

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

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