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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 Angela S. from GA 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.
Angela S.:  I couldn't wait to get home, so I got some hot water at McDonald's and ate the noodles in the parking lot! One small size McDonald's cup was perfect for this serving and the hot water was free. I poured the water in, and I closed it by tapping the lid with my fingernail into the styrofoam and waited 3 minutes. After three minutes I tried the noodles in the broth the noodles were still a little chewy, but had a nice egg flavor. The broth tasted really good - just like the type I'm used to growing up - that is not the instant version, however I was hoping the broth would be a little bit richer. After eating about half of the product the broth started to taste richer. There are clear notes of hot red peppers, green onion, white onion and a nice beef tasting based broth. The flavors are gourmet, yet pack a real punch of spice that is more than your average cup of noodles. This product is an instant version of the best-selling Korean ramyun, more commonly known in Korea as "Shin Ramen". I like the instant version because it is perfect for the girl on the go, a student's lunch kit, or for camping and hiking! This is a great-tasting product that is valuable price!
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)?
Angela S.:  To enhance my tasting experience I would add an egg to this product or a few drops of soy sauce too richen the broth.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Angela S.:  I like the glossy texture of the product packaging, and I also really like the fact that the noodles fit conveniently into the cup holder of my car.
“I couldn't wait to get home, so I got some hot water at McDonald's and ate the noodles in the parking lot!”
— Angela S.,  GA
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.
Angela S.:  I prepared the cup by using one cup of hot water. I poured the water into the cup and I sealed the lid by crossing it with my fingernail into the styrofoam. I let the water soak into the project for a few minutes before I ate it. I found it really easy to travel with this product and enjoy the meal in my car while running my errands.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Angela S.:  For the average American Consumer I would say the level of heat is a 7.5 and the spiciness is extra hot.

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

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