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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 Gabriela M from TX 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.
Gabriela M:  When you first taste the broth you can definitely taste the spiciness from the peppers. The noodles are long and have a very soft texture as well. Overall, with the few pieces of chicken and vegetable mixed, everything comes together very nice to create a wonderful taste.
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)?
Gabriela M:  I would definitely add more vegetables. If either it was mine that just had a few or they all come this way, it would help cut the spiciness for those who might find it too spicy. With these noodles I'd add more items to my recipe such as egg.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Gabriela M:  I really loved the spiciness of the broth. For me it's perfect since not many ramens have much spice to them. It's really different from other ramens as well because of the different seasonings they added in the soup base packet.
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.
Gabriela M:  I prepared my Shin Cup in the microwave. Perhaps it would be more convenient for some people if the soup base was already added into the noodles like other ramen cups. Either way, preparing it was very easy. And I really liked the line that they placed inside the cup for the water. At the end, my noodles didn't come out too watery or too dry. And they cooked really fast in those 3 minutes as well.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Gabriela M:  Because I am Mexican, I've eaten spicy foods for most of my life. So not many things are as spicy to me as it may be for other people. If I were to recommend this to other Latinos I would say it was a perfect amount of spice. However, for those who aren't used to eating spicy food, I would definitely warn them that its got an extra kick of spice.
“Everything comes together very nice to create a wonderful taste.”
— Gabriela M,  TX

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