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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 Amanda E. from SD 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.
Amanda E.:  You can definitely taste the spice. The broth tastes almost like chicken. It is quite good for the low price. You can also taste the chive. It is just a hint. Not overwhelming, the way an actual onion can be.
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)?
Amanda E.:  I would grill a boneless skinless chicken breast and then dice it up. Then maybe add some of them baby corn that you can get in the Chinese section of the store. Then add some Chinese ghost peppers.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Amanda E.:  It has a better soup base than what normal ramen noodles have. The seasoning packet was much bigger. The seasoning adds a little more spice to the shin cup.
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.
Amanda E.:  All I had to do was put it in the microwave for 3 minutes after I added the hot water. I also let it sit with a fork on top of the lid for about 5 minutes. It is one of the easiest dinners around. The ramen noodles are quite good.
“It is one of the easiest dinners around.”
— Amanda E.,  SD
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Amanda E.:  It is definitely better then most that I have tried. It is spicy with a hint of chicken broth. The spice is not overwhelming and kind of stays with you throughout the meal. Not overwhelming with spices. You can taste a little salt but not too bad.

Thank you for your time, Amanda E.! We love your feedback.

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