Ramen Reviews


Nong Shim – Korea – Hot & Spicy Flavour – Bowl Noodle Soup
October 23, '07, 5:38 pm
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Nong Shim - Korea - Hot & Spicy Flavour Nong Shim - Korea - Hot & Spicy Flavour Cooked

Review: Nong Shim is the most popular Korean brand for instant noodles. The circular noodle cake separated well after 3 minutes, the loose dried vegetable flakes add appeal, while the flavour sachet dissolved completely. One big flavour sachet is employed by Nong Shim for this Bowl Noodle Soup.

Never underestimate the Koreans when it comes to spicy food. From the first time the noodle hits your lips you will feel the chilli burn. A sensation that lets you know that you are eating very spicy noodle soup. The noodle is very soft for a bowl variety and slides easily down the gullet without need for much chewing, and if you do decide to chew, it seems as though the noodle can predict this and forms itself into smaller strips almost effortlessly. If you use the whole flavour sachet, beware, as this soup is extremely spicy. It takes a lot of effort to finish the broth, as you make your way down, it seems to get hotter and hotter (due to less chilli being dissolved). After completely drinking the broth, you should have a great sense of accomplishment.

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Cost: $1.50

Ingredients: Noodle: Wheat Flour(62.0%), Palm Oil, Potato Starch, Salt. Soup Base: Salt, Monosodium Glutamate, Spices (Red Pepper, Black Pepper, Garlic, Onion), Tapioca Starch, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Sugars, Capsicum Powder, Mushroom Powder, Paprika Powder, Flavor Enhancer (621, 631) Flake: Dried Carrot, Dried Green Onion, Freeze Dried Red Pepper, Dried Mushroom.

Rating: 7.0/10

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12 Comments so far
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i have tried eating it so far, and its very very delicious! That’s why I’m asking for more…mmmMmmmmmmmmMmmm,, yUmMy!

Comment by sHa

why does no one has giving their comments yet!? didn’t they taste it until now?..if I were them, i will buy some to taste its overwhelming yum…

Comment by sHa

crack bowl… can’t get enough of it.

Comment by moonwire

i agree! it’s delicious! esp. with some
vegetables and slices of beef. the noodles
are great and the spiciness will make you
crave for it esp. during cold days.

Comment by hotfudge

try the ones that comes in a package instead of a cup. i think the noodles are a bit different. haven’t had the cup ones yet…but the ones in the package takes 5 minutes to get ready and they are thicker (2-3X) than most ramen noodles i have ever tried.

Comment by wheeeee

I had this for dinner last night, all the reviews seem to be missing the crucial element of this ramen: THE CRAZY SHRIMP SWIRL. That little pink and white disc that tastes sort of like shrimp, you know? Couldn’t get my boyfriend to eat it. It was weird but not bad. The level of spiciness in this bowl was excellent. Too bad I laughed while I was eating it, burning all the nerves out of my nose and getting a noodle lodged somewhere in my sinuses. Ha!

Comment by Elissa

haha my korean friends put me to the test with this one…and i ate it all so i have won their respect πŸ˜€ gosh it is hot though πŸ˜›

Comment by lilly

i lovvvvvvvvvvvee spicy food and this is one of my favorite instant noodle dish.
I usually add some meat and fresh veggies to it. (i love cilantro and green onions)
i love korean food!!!!!!!

Comment by spicy zoey

I’m in love with this brand. I live in the Philippines and I always buy it on the supermarket. Glad we have it here as well.

Comment by Krystle

Surprisingly, this is one spicy/hot noodle that I can actually consume (for sake of comparison, kimchi is too hot). I do not drink the broth though.

I’m convinced there’s some sort of addictive chemical in this noodle bowl, since after having one within 30-45 minutes I want another. This can go on for hours. Consumer beware! πŸ™‚

I’m not too fond of the mushrooms in it, but otherwise it’s delicious. It comes out quite good even via microwave, which is impressive given the simplicity of the preparation instructions.

Comment by koitsu

Wow these are good! But drinking the soup after the noodles have been consumed actually hurts as it is that strong. I had to endure tho, and in the end I was victorious for a ninja warrior total victory!

Comment by Dude-orama

this is the most satisfying bowl of ramen noodles i have ever tasted! i get them cheap at 88 cents a pop and while they ARE hot they are not the hottest thing i have eaten. if you really want to test your tolerance for spicy then try some habanero sauce on a hamburger or mix some in with spagetti sauce.Note: NEVER i mean NEVER use more then what would cover you pinky nail, hell thats too much to begin with i cant think of an ammount of something small enough to explain how hot this stuff is but people have died from eating more then they can hadle.)

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