Gourmet Ramen, Anytime x Anywhere
“These are extremely easy to fit into a busy schedule due to short prep time.”
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 John T. from IN about Nongshim and here's what he had to say:
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.
Well I will start off by saying that there is a bit of spicy heat, which is printed on the label. I found that the spiciness did not overshadow the wonderful flavor of the broth and noodles, and despite me not eating spicy foods I was still able to enjoy this cup of noodles. I probably won't buy this specific flavor for everyday consumption, but I will keep some on hand for my special taste craving days.
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)?
I did enjoy the untouched flavor of the noodles and broth in this noodle soup even with spiciness (which is printed on the label) I was still able to enjoy the entire cup due to the spiciness not overwhelming the great flavor created in the broth. I don't normally seek out real hot or spicy dishes while shopping, but I will keep some of these on hand for quick lunches or snacking, possibly adding some shrimp or even roast pork will be the only recipe changes I will make.
What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
I found quite a bit more flavor over and above just spicy came from the broth packet in this dish. I also liked the size and texture of the noodles. The vegetables in the cup also rehydrated and tasted fresh once done cooking. I will buy these and add shrimp or roast pork to make them into an entree.
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.
I purchased these to eat on a lunch break at work today and I prepared them using the microwave instructions. I was able to start enjoying the noodles in 4mins, 3mins of cooking time and 1minute to cool a little. These are extremely easy to fit into a busy schedule due to short prep time.
If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
I would be happy to inform them of the heat and spiciness, but also happy to inform them of the wonderful flavor that goes with it. I would let them know that the spiciness did not overwhelm the flavor at any time. I would also let them know that I don't normally eat anything that states that it is spicy.
Thanks for your feedback, John T., glad you liked it.
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