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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 Mary-Kate S. from TX 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.
Mary-Kate S.:  All microwaves are different. At three minutes my noodles were still hard and compact together and were not easy to stir. I microwaved the product for an additional thirty seconds. I was now able to stir the noodles and run my fork through them. I stirred the noodles. The broth is red and there are chunks of green herbs or vegetables in it. I taste it and the broth seems a little bit spicy. Spicy enough to make my nose run but not spicy enough to need a beverage. The noodles were tough. Tough enough that I ended up taking around five more additional chews per strand of noodle compared to the competitor. Aside from the noodles, the overall taste is good. A little spicy but good.
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)?
Mary-Kate S.:  I would add eggs to it if anything. No meat, just eggs.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Mary-Kate S.:  I liked the flavor. It is a lot more spicy than other ramen.
“I liked the flavor.”
— Mary-Kate S.,  TX
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.
Mary-Kate S.:  It was super easy to prepare. However I had to cook it longer because the noodles weren't cooked all the way.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Mary-Kate S.:  To normal people I would tell the heat is tolerable. To spice enthusiasts I would say it has an okay spicy level.

Thank you for your time, Mary-Kate S.! We love your feedback.

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