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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 Christine S. 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.
Christine S.:  I couldn't identify any specific taste in the broth other than spice. The texture of the noodles was very good. They were soft and completely cooked in the microwave recommended method of cooking. The slices of mushroom were a good texture as well. All of the noodles absorbed the flavor evenly, from what I tasted. I could easily eat this by itself or the next time we make our own Chinese food for dinner. I think it would blend well with our usual.
“I think this would be great to add to my chow mein noodles”
— Christine S.,  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)?
Christine S.:  I think this would be great to add to my chow mein noodles. This would definitely add variety to our usual meal.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Christine S.:  I enjoyed the fact that the spice was in a separate pack. It allows me to add less if I wanted to, and that is unique as most ramen have the spice already added to the noodles. After cooking it in the microwave for 3 minutes I did not have to wait an additional amount of time to let the noodles soften. They were ready immediately, which was different from other brands that I have tried.
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.
Christine S.:  I chose to use the microwave method for preparing my soup. It was very easy to read the directions and it was very easy to make. This would be very easy to make anytime, and it only takes 3 minutes. The cup held up very well in the microwave and the soup turned out great.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Christine S.:  On a scale of 1-5 I would say this had a heat rating of 4. I thought it was very spicy, but in an enjoyable way. I would say that it is very spicy.

Thank you for your time, Christine S.! We love your feedback.

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