Gourmet Ramen, Anytime x Anywhere
“Spicy up front and a lasting kick on the back end.”
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 Matt B from MI 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.
Honestly, I was pretty impressed with the Gourmet Spicy Shin Noodles. The noodles were a little more than al dente and head up well when I ate them. The broth though is the star. Definitely spicy up front and a lasting kick on the back end. Notes of Thai chili, carrots, and onion. However, these are very, very spicy.
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)?
Maybe something to tone down the bite of the spice a bit. Next time I'll toss in a hard boiled egg to help cut the spice a bit.
What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Definite spice flavor! And at $0.88 it's a great price.
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 followed the microwave directions: I removed the top, dumped in spice packet, filled with water to the line, and microwaved for three minutes.
If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
It's very spicy - almost hard to eat.
Thanks for your feedback, Matt B, glad you liked it.
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