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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 Karen J. 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.
Karen J.:  Prior to my first forkful of noodles I simply paused to breath in the aroma of the broth. Initially, I detected a slight note of fish. I then skimmed the ingredients list and saw mention of 2% anchovy. That gave me pop side, but it works well/mixes well with the beef and all of the vegetable flavors, as well as the spices. The pepper taste, but that in and of itself simply livens up the broth. The noodles are satiny in texture, not al dente, but not too soft. They hold the broth flavor well. All in all the various components blend nicely and play well together, making this Shin soup very palatable. This is a soup I would be proud to serve at my dinner table.
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)?
Karen J.:  I serve it with pork ribs and a side vegetable. As another option I might change things up and add shrimp to the soup or possibly ground beef.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Karen J.:  I liked the mushrooms and the fact that they are shiitake. It is spicier than what I am accustomed to.
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.
Karen J.:  It was simple to prepare since it only required adding water. I also like that it only requires 3 minutes in the microwave and no extra bowl.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Karen J.:  I would say it is medium spicy with an emphasis of the neat flavor. I would tell them it won't set them aflame, but will leave their tastebuds tingling.
“This is a soup I would be proud to serve at my dinner table.”
— Karen J.,  TX

Thank you for your time, Karen J.! We love your feedback.

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