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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 Kellie B. from LA 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.
Kellie B.:  This soup tasted better than other ramen I've tried. It was spicy and tangy with a rich, deep flavor. The broth was creamy and flavorful , but a little too salty. The vegetables added little taste to the soup, but gave it a good texture. The noodles, however, were very tasty‚ chewy, elastic, and not soggy at all. The noodles seemed to absorb some of the spiciness of the broth, which I liked.
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)?
Kellie B.:  I would choose to enhance my mealtime experience with the Shin Cup by adding a little peanut butter and some heavy cream to the prepared soup in order to give the broth a little more smoothness and a deeper flavor. I would also add some fresh mushrooms and maybe a scrambled egg for more texture and flavor.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Kellie B.:  What I liked most about the Shin Cup was the ease of preparation and the flavorfulness of the soup itself. I liked the flavor of the noodles, which absorbed some of the spiciness of the broth. Other ramen I've tried have had chewy, bland noodles, and broth so salty it was hard to taste much of anything else. I made the Shin Cup in the microwave as directed, expecting mushy noodles, but was pleasantly surprised with the texture of the noodles.
“What I liked most about the Shin Cup was the ease of preparation and the flavorfulness of the soup itself.”
— Kellie B.,  LA
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.
Kellie B.:  I prepared the Sin Cup in the microwave as directed. It took only 3 minutes, and I let the soup sit for another 3 minutes after cooking. It was an easy and tasty meal, hearty and filling for a quick lunch, and was easy to clean up and easy to dispose of after eating since I prepared it in its own packaging.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Kellie B.:  I would describe this product as spicy but not eye-wateringly, sinus-clearing, mouth-burning hot. I would describe it as pleasantly flavorful and creamy and would recommend this product as a change from other ramen soup cups.

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

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