Lohei: the best time to “accidentally” spill food on that nosy aunty, all in the name of festivity. Tossing Yusheng (raw fish salad) metaphorically welcomes a prosperous year and families in Singapore un-tiresomely do so year after year.
Painstakingly sifting through restaurants’ refreshing, fancy, weird, opulent etc. creations, we’ve listed our 7 most-loved Yusheng for your indulgence this 2017.
#1 Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant
Abalone and Salmon Yusheng with Shredded Yam, Shredded Sweet Potato, and Dragon Fruit Dressing
(B) $138.00 / (S) S$98.00
Finally, something other than plum or yuzu sauce. Basically, everything else is pretty standard except for the vibrant-coloured dragon fruit dressing that will attribute to a visually astounding Yusheng.
#2 Peach Blossoms
Mixed Fruits Salmon Yusheng from Peach Blossoms
(S) $88.00 / (B) $128.00
With exotic fruits comes a refreshing Yusheng from Marina Mandarin. From sacchariferous jackfruit to tangy kiwi fruit, the colours elude you to forget that you’re not eating just any vegetarian Yusheng.
Signature Yellowtail Fish Yusheng with Golden Flake in Shun De Style
If you need something to impress, Yan Cantonese Cuisine prepares a stunning Yusheng with premium ingredients like fresh Yellowtail slices and golden flakes. Drizzled with soya sauce and peanut oil, the fried vermicelli base would be a stark difference from the rest.
Smoked Salmon & Silver Bait Yu Sheng
(s) $48.00/ (M) $68.00/ (L) $98.00
Yusheng with a nice subtle western twist, garnished with smoked salmon & silver bait. Despite the unorthodox ingredients, this would undoubtedly be fitting for most modern tastes. A well thought-out concept, evident with every bite.
#5 Sakae Sushi
$59.88 for Salmon $72.00 for Abalone
A staple for Japanese cuisine, fresh Norwegian-flown salmon slices or plump Australian Jumbo abalone are included in Sakae Sushi’s Yusheng. Check out their delivery platters with their YuSheng for a hearty and fuss-free Chinese New Year gathering.
#6 Peony Jade
Instant Enormous Windfall, Good Health and Longevity” Rooster-shaped Yu Sheng
Evidently the year of the Rooster has arrived at Peony Jade Clarke Quay. Lo Hei in style with this gluten-free Yusheng that features Norwegian salmon slices and poached Australian two-head golden abalone.
#7 Wan He Lou
Prosperity Abalone “Lo Hei” with XO sauce and Chinese Pear
(B) $68.80++/ (S) $38.80++
Strips of Chinese pear brings out the XO sauce that’s generously doused upon this Prosperity Abalone Yusheng. “Lo-ed” well and you’d get a balance of crunchiness and complexity with every bite.