Gourmet Ramen, Anytime x Anywhere
“It is a welcome change to some of the more bland ramen choices.”
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 Troy H. from AL 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.
The broth is unusually spicy for these type of quick fix meals. It has plenty of heat with undertones of green onion. It almost has a Chinese red pepper flavor to it. The noodles have a the same basic taste as any other ramen type noodle. With the broth it's very tasty. Without it they are just kind of bland.
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)?
Even though it is a noodle product, I would consider making this and serving it over rice for an Asian gumbo with shrimp added to it. I would also saute or blacken shrimp and add to it on its own. The product could be very versatile depending on the either meat or vegetable additions.
What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
The flavor of the Shin Cup is outstanding. The heat and flavor of the broth hit immediately. Even though it is spicy, the heat doesn't linger. It is a welcome change to some of the more bland ramen choices.
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 microwaved my Shin cup. I thought it was easy to make, but I think the line in the cup needs to be more visible.
If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
The Shin Cup brings a burst of heat and spiciness that is a welcome addition to the ramen category. This is a great change of pace from the ordinary ramen that's available.
Thanks for your feedback, Troy H., glad you liked it.
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