Gourmet Ramen, Anytime x Anywhere
Thanks for your feedback, Keith C., 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 Keith C. from IL 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.
Keith C.: I noted hot peppers and possibly sriracha in the broth which is very spicy. I feel that the broth can be more flavorful. It seems rather one dimensional. The noodles had a wonderful texture, quite "al dente" but not toothy which is a turn off for me. The noodles and the broth together makes this ramen dish satisfying and warms the soul as well as my stomach.
“Warms the soul as well as my stomach.”
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)?
Keith C.: I feel that with the addition of chopped green onions in the broth or sprinkled on the noodles would enhance the flavor of the dish and give it an interesting balance. I would not add any additional spices. The dish has enough heat to the point that any additional spices would ruin it.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Keith C.: The broth was wonderful. I didn't have to add sriracha or any other spicy liquids to it. The noodles came out perfectly
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.
Keith C.: It was easy to prepare..It took three minutes in the microwave and this would be perfect for someone like me with time constraints to bring this to work for lunch.
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Keith C.: The heat is fairly intense but not overpowering. It complements the noodles but doesn't overshadow them.