Paldo Ramyun Tops List for Spiciest Instant Noodles in Korea
Attention Ramyun fans! Using the Scoville Scale, which measures the spiciness of various foods using Scoville Heat Units (SHU), Paldo’s Tteumsae Ramyun was ranked the spiciest coming in at 8,557 SHU. For comparison, pimentos are measured as 100 to 500 SHU and Jamaican Hot Peppers are measured as 100,000 to 250,000 SHU. Other noodles that made the list include Nongshim’s Shin Ramyun (2,700 SHU), E-mart’s Habanero Ramyun (5,930 SHU), and Ottogi’s Yeol Ramyun (5,013 SHU).