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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 Rhiannon H. 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.
Rhiannon H.:  I prepared the cup according to the directions on the cup. I taste a bite (spicy) in the broth (initial and after bite). It tastes like a red chili pepper. The noodles are good, they are firm (not too firm). Also, this requires the right amount of broth for the noodles. The noodles aren't overcooked or undercooked. The amount of noodles go well with the cup. The flavor as a whole is consistent; a mild spice. I like it; this is a comfortable type of spice. There is a downside, there aren't many vegetables and the vegetables that are in there are too small for the amount of broth and noodles.
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)?
Rhiannon H.:  I would use this product as a lunch. I would drain the broth, add more vegetables, some mayonnaise, and a hint of mustard. I would also add some spices found in the cabinet (I‚Äôm leaning to some parsley flakes). I would mix everything together to make a less soupy noodle cup.
“I like the spice to this ramen cup.”
— Rhiannon H.,  IL
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Rhiannon H.:  I like the spice to this ramen cup. It isn't too spicy to have on a regular basis. Also, as explained prior, it isn't too soupy like other ramens which is always a plus.
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.
Rhiannon H.:  I prepared it in the microwave by following the directions on the cup. I removed the lid and soup base. I filled up the cup to the line with room temperature water and put the cup with water in the microwave for three minutes. I applied the soup base after the product was cooked. This product is easy to prepare on-the-go by being able to be cooked in the microwave (other ramen cups you need to add hot water which takes more time). By how well this was cooked in the microwave, I was impressed, and might purchase again for on-the-go use.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Rhiannon H.:  I recommend this product to someone else. I would buy more and recommend more flavors. The level of heat and general spiciness (out of a 1 to 10 scale; 10 being the spiciest) a 5. The spice (red pepper) is the most prominent flavor; it over powers the other flavors.

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

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