Gourmet Ramen, Anytime x Anywhere
Thanks for your feedback, Joe F, 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 Joe F 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.
Joe F: I prepared this product using the microwave instructions, with very good results. The noodles were medium firm, about what I expect from ramen noodles. The flavor is quite intense. Right off the bat I detected chili pepper and black pepper as well as some onion in the background. Although not listed, there was also a hint of lemony flavor in there as well. With all the strong spices, I couldn't detect the beef base that was supposed to be there! And the burn definitely lingers on the lips and tongue long after the soup is gone.
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)?
Joe F: I thought the product was quite satisfying as is. If anything, I might be tempted to add some fresh chopped onions to the soup.
Q: What did you like most about the Shin Cup, and how does it differ from other ramen you’ve tried?
Joe F: Most ramen products I've tried were usually fairly bland and needed some help with salt, pepper and perhaps chopped onion. This product stood well on its own.
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.
Joe F: I used the microwave instructions, which were quite simple. I opened the cup, added the soup base and filled with water to the marked line. Three minutes in the microwave and it was ready to eat.
“I thought the product was quite satisfying as is.”
Q: If you were recommending this product to someone else, how would you describe the level of heat and general spiciness?
Joe F: Initially hot and peppery, but not overly spicy, with a lingering afterburn.