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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 Tina D from VA 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.
Tina D:  I definitely taste that it is spicy. Possibly cayenne pepper is the spice causing the spicy sensation. The texture of the noodles is soft, not over-cooked; what you expect from this type of soup. The overall taste with noodles and spice is quite good. Flavorful. I would drink this with a bottle of water.
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)?
Tina D:  I would use half the packet of soup base to decrease the spicy sensation. I would eat this as a soup for lunch with a peanut butter sandwich.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Tina D:  I liked the odd looking bits that were in the soup. Not sure what it is, however it is more than most companies have in their soups like this. It also has shreds of scallion leaves and shreds of carrots, which made it colorful.
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.
Tina D:  I added the soup base to the cup and water to the fill line as directed on package. However, I could not find the fill line so I added water to the top of the noodles. I then microwaved for 3 minutes and let it set for 2 minutes before eating it. It was very convenient to make on the go at one of those convenient stores having a microwave for customers to use.
“If you want spicy, then this is the soup to get!”
— Tina D,  VA
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Tina D:  It is more spicy than heat to me. I would suggest try it with half the packet of soup base to see what you think before adding the rest. If you want spicy, then this is the soup to get!

Thank you for your time, Tina D! We love your feedback.

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