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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!
“I think I'll be keeping one in my desk drawer!”
— Tara S.,  IA
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!

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

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