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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 Laura B. from MD 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.
Laura B.:  While cooking, I was smelling peanuts, which was a nice surprise. Upon taking the first bite, I found the noodles to be cooked to a perfect texture, not too soft as some other noodle dishes can be. The spice level was was delightful as it was spicy enough to leave a lingering heat on my tongue, but not too spicy where I went running for water. I'd had never had this noodle dish before, but I will have it again in the future.
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)?
Laura B.:  I really enjoyed the Shin Cup as it came, but would try it in the future with shrimp or chicken added and possibly more mushrooms.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Laura B.:  I liked the flavor and quality of the Shin Cup noodles a lot. I cannot compare to other Ramen apples to apples, but the other ramen I've had was way too salty which overpowered the rest of the flavor. The Shin Cup while spicy, was seasoned perfectly and not salty at all.
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.
Laura B.:  Preparation was extremely easy. I used the microwave method and it was very simple and required no clean up. Preparation on the go would be very easy as long as hot water was accessible.
“The Shin Cup, while spicy, was seasoned perfectly and not salty at all.”
— Laura B.,  MD
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Laura B.:  I would describe the Shin Cup as moderate heat level and pleasantly spicy leaving a lingering tingle on your tongue. If you enjoy spicy food, this is for you.

Thank you for your time, Laura B.! We love your feedback.

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