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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 Cindy P. 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.
Cindy P.:  In order to try this soup out, I decided to boil water and pour it in to soften the noodles and other ingredients. Once it was ready, I saw some mushrooms had plumped up and I could see the broth was rich with the spices. I like both mushrooms and spicy foods so I was looking forward to giving it a taste. The container must be really great at containing heat cause it took a bit to cool enough for the first bite, and then the flavors hit me! Wow! Lots of flavor and spice!! I love spicy foods, and this definitely has it. Almost too much, but still enjoyable. After a few bites I needed some cold water, but kept going. I liked the consistency of the noodles, they never seemed too soggy. Overall, while very spicy, and maybe could stand a tad milder, I did enjoy eating it. Great for clearing the sinuses!
“I love spicy foods, and this definitely has it!”
— Cindy P.,  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)?
Cindy P.:  I think it would taste great with some fresh lime juice. I feel that would complement the spicy flavor.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Cindy P.:  I like the flavor of the seasoning and broth. I also liked the veggies in the soup especially the mushrooms. There seemed to be more included than some other brands of ramen.
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.
Cindy P.:  I simply boiled water in the microwave and poured the correct amount in the container. I then covered it back up for about 3 minutes and then stirred and waited until cool enough to eat.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Cindy P.:  The soup gets very hot and is very spicy. I'd definitely recommend to those who enjoy spicy foods, but this would be way to spicy for some. Especially too spicy for most children.

Thank you for your time, Cindy P.! We love your feedback.

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