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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 Debby S. from WI 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.
Debby S.:  On tasting the broth, I immediately tasted notes of chives and a hot flavor that reminded me of cayenne pepper. The noodles are firm, yet easy to bite into and eat. The taste of the noodles in the broth slightly tones down the hotness of the broth, which is a good thing.
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)?
Debby S.:  I would add lots of vegetables to it such as broccoli, carrots and peas.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Debby S.:  I like that it's something you can make quickly if you're in a rush. It would make a good base for a stir-fry with vegetables- chicken or beef would add to it, as well. The difference I immediately tasted between this and other ramen noodles was the hotness of the Shin Cup broth.
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.
Debby S.:  I followed the instructions on the label. I boiled water and poured it in the cup up to the indicated line. I then put the lid fully over the cup and let it sit for three minutes. I then stirred it and tasted it right away.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Debby S.:  I would say that it is hotter/spicier than your traditional ramen, but that it doesn't take away from the taste or flavor. After you eat the Raman, you'll still feel the spices in your mouth for a few minutes. I would say it is between medium and hot in regards to spiciness.
“It is hotter than your traditional ramen, but that it doesn't take away from the taste or flavor.”
— Debby S.,  WI

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