June 12, 2018

#2959: Nongshim Shin Ramyun (Japanese Version)

#2959: Nongshim Shin Ramyun (Japanese Version)

Today we have a Zenpop.JP variety – so what’s Zenpop? They’re a subscription service for all things Japanese! Definitely, check them out. By the way, use coupon code RAMENRATER to get $2 off! Here’s what they had to say about this one –

“Ramen noodles in Korean-style hot chili soup. As you can imagine from the packaging, it’s pretty hot! But tasty! Topped with shiitake mushroom, green onion, and carrot. Have a glass of water ready before you eat!”

Curious if this will be any different from the other versions out there. Let’s find out!

Nongshim Shin Ramyun – Japan

#2959: Nongshim Shin Ramyun (Japanese Version)

Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Contains chicken and pork. To prepare, add boiling water to fill line and cover for 3 minutes. Add in sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!

#2959: Nongshim Shin Ramyun (Japanese Version)

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

#2959: Nongshim Shin Ramyun (Japanese Version)

The noodle block.

#2959: Nongshim Shin Ramyun (Japanese Version)

The soup base sachet.

#2959: Nongshim Shin Ramyun (Japanese Version)

A spicy scented powder.

#2959: Nongshim Shin Ramyun (Japanese Version)

Loose bits from inside the cup.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added chashu, Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, hard oiled egg, spring onion and shichimi togarashi. The noodles came out slightly spongy. They’re thick and soak up a lot of the broth’s flavor, which is a plus. The broth has a spicy heat and a slightly bitter back to it. Expected something a little different but seems like standard Shin Ramyun cup form. 3.5 out of 5.0 stars.  JAN bar code 8801043030694.

#2959: Nongshim Shin Ramyun (Japanese Version)

NongShim Shin Cup Noodle Soup, Gourmet Spicy, 2.64 Ounce (Pack of 12)

A Shin Ramyun TV spot

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