May 30, 2012

Re-Review: Meet The Manufacturer: Nongshim Shin Ramyun Noodle Soup

It’s been a heck of a long time since I had one of these – over three years! Shin Ramyun is Nongshim’s most well known product – let’s see how it goes now, after trying over 600 varieties since I last tried it!

Here’s the back of the packaging (click image to enlarge.

Here’s the noodle block.

Here’s what makes Shin Ramyun spicy: the seasoning packet!

A lot of powdered seasoning. Had a little taste – yep – spicy!

Here’s the veggie packet.

Here’s a nice little cup of veggies.

Finished (click image to enlarge). I added some beef lunch meat, some onions, a veggie mix of snap peas, green bell pepper, Fresno peppers, water chestnut and broccoli, a slice of cheese, a shake of Ajishima Kimchi Furikake, and a little Tabasco Buffalo Style hot sauce. First, the noodles: they’re good – they soak up the flavor of the broth nicely and have a nice consistency. Not too firm, not too thin. Very good. The broth: tasty and spicy. I will say I don’t think it’s as hot as the Jinjja Jinjja, but it’s got quite a nice kick to it. The veggies weren’t bad, but more would have been nice. Basing my rating on just the noodles and broth, I give them 4.0 out of 5.0 stars. If I were to rate with everything I added, it would definitely be higher. Good bowl of noodles! UPC bar code 031146150601.

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Where the United States would have the New Kids On The Block doing Pepsi commercials, ramyun’s popularity brings Beast to sing for Shin Ramyun

Here’s a very old Shin Ramyun commercial.