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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 Shushmita H. from MA 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.
Shushmita H.:  Compared to the usual noodles that I eat, the Nongshim Shin Cup was by far some of the best instant noodles that I've had in a while. The noodles were thicker than the kind I'm used to eating. Additionally, the broth was definitely as spicy as advertised. It left a nice heat in my mouth and seemed to have more depth to its flavor. I microwaved the noodles and didn't notice any decrease in quality versus the hot water method.
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)?
Shushmita H.:  Typically, I cook instant noodles over the stove, and I usually crack an egg into it while cooking. Every now and then I'll try to add some frozen vegetables to increase my vegetable intake.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Shushmita H.:  In my opinion, I thought the noodles were thicker compared to other instant noodle varieties. The broth in general seemed more flavorful, and it didn't taste too salty. I also liked the mushrooms since that's a vegetable that is not included often.
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.
Shushmita H.:  I prepared the Shin Cup using a microwave, which was incredibly easy. All the instructions are on the cup, and all you need is water and a utensil. This is easily something I can take on-the-go or eat at work if I don't have time to prepare something before.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Shushmita H.:  I am someone who loves spicy food, and I found the level of heat to be perfect. There was a nice heat left in my mouth after eating the noodles. The flavor was quite rich compared to other instant noodles.
“I found the level of heat to be perfect!”
— Shushmita H.,  MA

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