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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 Lori A. from WA 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.
Lori A.:  The noodles are more firm than ramen-these could potentially be a choking hazard; this reminds me of ramen in the flavor of the broth, the chives are tame, the carrots are crisp, and the spice pack gives it a nice kick of heat that I enjoy. The vegetables mixed in give it a nice mix of textures, and give the soup an edge over plain, old ramen.
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)?
Lori A.:  It has some nice mushrooms, onions, carrots, and it could be fun to throw in different vegetables like snow peas or even baby corn for a chunkier soup. It could also be good with the liquid drained and put on a plate with rice and chicken. I think it's good as is, as well.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Lori A.:  I greatly enjoy the vegetables. The mushrooms look like real mushrooms! I wasn't expecting crisp carrots, either! That's a plus. It's on another level when compared to plain, old ramen.
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.
Lori A.:  Many of our family members eat Cup O‚Äô Noodles and ramen regularly, so I think we are quite experienced in the preparation of the food. It‚Äôs extremely easy to make, only taking 3 minutes to cook in the microwave, and to sit a minute to cool.
“ The spice pack gives it a nice kick of heat that I enjoy.”
— Lori A.,  WA
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Lori A.:  On a 1-5 spice scale, I'd give the hotness a 3. It delivered a good kick, but it wasn't overpowering. I think it would be perfect for someone that enjoys jalapeño-level spicy-ness. It will certainly make for hot lips and cleared sinuses.

Thank you for your time, Lori A.! We love your feedback.

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