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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 Lorelei H. from NC 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.
Lorelei H.:  The main flavor note in the broth was pure heat with no other real flavor present after that. Yet I do appreciate the intense flash of heat. The texture of the noodles was firm with a soft chew. The overall taste of the noodles in the broth was lightly flavorful. No other taste made it past the heat and I LOVED the chunks of the freeze dried vegetables especially the shiitake mushrooms. I would absolutely buy this again just for the heat and the mushrooms. Perfect price point!
“Perfect price point!”
— Lorelei H.,  NC
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)?
Lorelei H.:  I would enhance my mealtime experience of the Shin Cup by adding a protein source such as tofu, chicken, shrimp or beef. And I would add more vegetables particularly garlic, ginger, onions, celery, carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, edamame and definitely add more mushrooms. Big fan of the mushrooms!
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Lorelei H.:  I liked the intense heat of the Shin Cup, and that is definitely what sets it apart from the rest.
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.
Lorelei H.:  I prepared the Shin Cup by adding boiling water from an electric water kettle and appreciated the quick convenience of preparation. We'll be getting more of these just for that reason alone.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Lorelei H.:  I would describe the level of heat as being the hottest around. I would recommend it to all of my Latino friends, cause we like the heat!

Thank you for your time, Lorelei H.! We love your feedback.

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