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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.
“I liked how quick the noodles cooked and how soft they were.”
— Carina G.,  CA
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.
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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