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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 Carina G. from CA 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.
Carina G.:  The noodles were very soft, you couldn't taste a lot of spice in the noodles themselves, but I got a nice after taste in the back of my throat of the spice. Could've had even more red pepper flakes.
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)?
Carina G.:  To add to this noodle cup, I would recommend adding a few beef slices as well as a side of white rice to make a balanced meal.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Carina G.:  I liked how quick the noodles cooked and how soft they were. Compared to other ramen I've tried, where the suggested cooking time is incorrect and I have to end up cooking the noodles longer than directed for them to be fully cooked.
“I liked how quick the noodles cooked and how soft they were.”
— Carina G.,  CA
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.
Carina G.:  I put the entire spice packet into the cup and filled it with room tempurature water to microwave and they turned out perfect. The cup could be better insulated; when I removed the cup from the microwave it was close to untouchable for a couple of minutes.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Carina G.:  If I were recommending, I would say that the broth is very spicy but the noodles don't absorb a lot of the spice so they end up being less spicy in comparison.

Thank you for your time, Carina G.! We love your feedback.

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