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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 Tara S. from IA 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.
Tara S.:  A very strong, spicy smell and taste. It is almost overwhelming. The noodles cook up very nicely. I was impressed with the large pieces of mushrooms, carrots and peppers. It is very visually pleasing between the vegetables, noodles and bright sauce!
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)?
Tara S.:  While it was great alone, I think pairing the noodle cup with some chicken pieces would be great. Possibly having some bread of some type along with it. Some bagel chips...
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Tara S.:  It cooked up wonderfully! I was very impressed with how thoroughly the noodles cooked. The seasoning packet was full and large! They don't cut out any flavor with this convenience!
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.
Tara S.:  I made mine by pouring in the seasoning packet and then slowly running lukewarm water all around the top so the seasoning went down in between the noodles. I then microwaved it for 3 minutes. It was quick and easy and again, cooked up nicely with a bold flavor! Well worth the money compared to some other things that are as convenient! Also I liked the packaging, it wasn't so small that you had to worry about slopping all over! Plus it will store well, I think I'll be keeping one in my desk drawer!
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Tara S.:  It was very, very spicy! Very flavorful though, it has a definite bold flavor. Just make sure you have a cool liquid near by!
“I think I'll be keeping one in my desk drawer!”
— Tara S.,  IA

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

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