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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 Rebecca M. from IL 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.
Rebecca M.:  The broth had a meaty taste with a spicy heat that hits you quickly and throughout the mouth. The noodles are firm yet not rubbery. The broth flavor carries the noodles, as they do not seem to have a flavor of their own.
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)?
Rebecca M.:  It would be nice to see bigger chunks of vegetables; one could add some frozen veggies to the cup. I think it would also be good with some frozen cooked shrimp or chicken breast added after cooking. I don't know if a cooked scrambled egg would hold up, but one could make an egg drop soup kind of meal too.
“The broth had a meaty taste with a spicy heat that hits you quickly and throughout the mouth.”
— Rebecca M.,  IL
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Rebecca M.:  I liked the spicy flavor and convenience of the cup.
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.
Rebecca M.:  I made mine in the microwave and it boiled over. Making it with boiling water would be cleaner and you can get hot water at gas stations by the coffee bar, so that's an easy idea!
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Rebecca M.:  It's definitely spicy, but not so much that it ruins the meal. If you like spicy salsa you'd be fine.

Thank you for your time, Rebecca M.! We love your feedback.

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