Gourmet Ramen, Anytime x Anywhere

Thanks for your feedback, David E., glad you liked it.


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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 David E. from AZ about Nongshim and here's what he 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.
David E.:  The broth is spicy with a hint of shrimp flavor and deeply colored. The noodles are soft, but not soggy and still have a little bite to them. The noodles and broth together are spicy, but not overly so, and you can still make out the salty and onion notes as well!
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)?
David E.:  I would add more vegetables and perhaps adjust the spice level down a little bit. This would make a good alternative version of Hispanic menudo and tastes very similar already.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
David E.:  The noodles of this ramen are very good and perfectly done. The broth of the Shin Cup is also more richly flavored than others I've tried!
“This would make a good alternative version of Hispanic menudo.”
— David E.,  AZ
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.
David E.:  I removed the top and added the flavor packet and water to the line indicated. I set it in the microwave and microwaved it for 3 minutes before removing and stiring it.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
David E.:  It is spicy, but not so intense to be not edible. I would say that if a person generally likes spicy foods then they would love this product.