10 New Yu Sheng For Chinese New Year 2024 in Singapore
· 1 February 2024
Roar into the Year of the Dragon this Chinese New Year 2024 with prosperity served on a platter.
Among the most cherished customs of the Lunar New Year in Singapore is indulging in yu sheng, a symbolic dish believed to usher in prosperity and good fortune. For a special celebration with your family and friends, try these new yu sheng platters for Chinese New Year 2024 in Singapore.
yì by Jereme Leung, Raffles Hotel Singapore
Toss to abundance, good fortune, and success with bountiful Yu Sheng selections from 藝 yì by Jereme Leung, Raffles Singapore’s Chinese fine dining establishment. Available for dine-in and takeaway, each yu sheng platter features a glorious spread of premium ingredients enveloped with the restaurant’s signature delicate, floral Yunnan Rose dressing, specially crafted by Chef Jereme Leung himself.
Highlights this year include the Fortune Yu Sheng with salmon sashimi and sakura shrimp; Longevity Yu Sheng which comes with octopus sashimi and Japanese sweet shrimps; and Prosperity Yu Sheng which boasts an exquisite mix of abalone, Spanish Iberico ham, and honey melon. There is also a Vegetarian Yu Sheng option filled with crispy lotus roots and organic vegetables.
Takeaway orders can be made online from now until 22 February 2024, with collection and delivery from 28 January to 24 February 2024. Each order requires a minimum of two-days notice in advance. To book, visit: https://rafflescelebrations.com.sg
Hai Tien Lo, Pan Pacific Singapore
From the kitchens of Pan Pacific Singapore’s Cantonese restaurant Hai Tien Lo, comes a slew of indulgent yu sheng offerings, each an exquisite combination of top-tier ingredients that symbolises prosperity and blessings for the coming year. Brimming with the natural flavours of fresh seafood is the Abundance Yu Sheng with whole abalone, lobster, scallops, coral clam, crystalline ice plant and dragon fungus, available exclusively for dine-in. Other equally sublime options include the luxurious Vitality Yu Sheng with classic whole abalone, lobster, smoked salmon and dragon fungus; as well as the Double Blessings Yu Sheng, which comprises smoked salmon, crispy silver whitebait, and dragon fungus. Vegetarians can opt for the Nutritious Prosperity Vegetarian with a refreshing mix of crystalline ice plant, vegetarian jerky, and garden greens.
The Yu Sheng platters are available for dine-in from 22 January to 8 February 2024, and take away from 22 January to 24 February 2024. To book, visit: https://panpacific.com/ppsin-cny2024
Peach Blossoms, Parkroyal Collection Marina Bay, Singapore
Celebrate tradition with a modern twist as Peach Blossoms presents its Harvest Yu Sheng dish, a refreshing creation by Chef Edward Chong and his culinary team. Available for dine-in only, the unconventional experience sees guests ‘smashing’ a nitrogen-infused rose onto a delightful heap of kanpachi, abalone, crispy whitebait, and organic mixed fruits. These premium ingredients come together perfectly in an exquisite medley of sweet, savoury, and umami flavours, making the dish just as stunning visually as it is for the palette.
Other options for yu sheng are available too, including for takeaway, such as the Fortune Abalone Yu Sheng, Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng with Crispy Whitebait, Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng, and Vegetarian Abalone Yu Sheng. To book, visit: https://bit.ly/PRSMB-PeachBlossoms
Min Jiang, Goodwood Park Hotel
Celebrate the festive season at Goodwood Park’s Min Jiang, where you can toss to prosperity with their new Dragon Prosperity Blessings ‘Lo Hei’. The colourful dish comes laden with lobster, 6-head abalone, salmon sashimi, and jellyfish flower, atop a bed of fresh and julienned vegetables. It is also garnished with pomelo and red ginger, as well as deep-fried sweet potato strips, pine nuts, peanuts, white sesame seeds and crackers for added crunch, then drizzled over with a tangy dressing of orange jam, calamansi juice, peanut oil, and yu sheng sauce.
Over at Min Jiang at Dempsey, diners can indulge in the Auspicious Abundance ‘Lo Hei’, an exquisitely plated yu sheng featuring premium ingredients such as fresh lobster, velvety slices of salmon sashimi topped with tobiko and abalone. Paying a prosperous homage to the year of the dragon are dragon fruit balls and osmanthus jelly ingots filled with mini orbs of red dragon fruit. To book, visit: https://goodwoodparkfestive.oddle.me
Shang Palace, Shangri-La Singapore
Shangri-La Singapore promises a joyful celebration with yu sheng offerings available for both dine-in and takeaway, so you can have equally opulent celebrations at home. The Auspicious Yu Sheng featuring South African abalone, Hokkaido scallop and Scottish smoked salmon; and Fortune Yu Sheng brimming with poached lobster and Scottish Smoked Salmon.
There is also the Prosperity Yu Sheng with Norwegian smoked salmon, as well as the Happiness Yu Sheng with Golden crispy fIsh skin for those who like some crunch to their dishes. Not to be missed is the showstopper Auspicious Dragon Yu Sheng, a limited edition dish made to impress. Suitable for six to eight persons, the dish is available for dine-in only and showcases an exquisite combination of sweet and salty smoked salmon paired with chewy jellyfish, meticulously arranged into an image of a dragon. A minimum of two days advance order is required. To book, visit: https://www.shangri-la-sgdining.com/singapore-celebrations/web/shang_palace.aspx
Li Bai, Sheraton Towers Singapore
Usher in the Lunar New Year with an auspicious lohei session at Cantonese restaurant Li Bai. There are two new additions to the restaurant’s Yu Sheng Platters of Fortune line up this year. First, the Sea Whelk Yu Sheng features succulent sea whelk as the centrepiece. For those who prefer to go meat-free, Li Bai has got you covered with their Vegetarian Cordyceps Flower Yu Sheng with dragon fruit sauce, packed with nutrition and flavour. Returning favourites include the Boston Lobster Yu Sheng, Six-head South African Abalone Yu Sheng, and Smoked Salmon Yu Sheng.You can also get additional ingredients to complement your existing yu sheng order, including Australian lobster, Boston lobster, crispy salmon skin, sliced abalone, and smoked salmon. To book, visit: https://www.shopatsheratonfestive.com
Holiday Inn Singapore
For this year’s celebration, Xin Cuisine presents a unique yu sheng dish that is bound to be the mainstay at any table: the Boston Lobster and Ikura Yu Sheng with Passion Fruit Sauce. The sweet taste of Boston lobster meat is elevated by a tangy passion fruit sauce. The sauce also adds a refreshing and zesty touch to the dish, whilst harmonising the natural flavours of lobster and salmon roe. Other yu sheng options include the ever-popular Signature Salmon Yu Sheng, Signature Salmon Taro Yu Sheng, Vegetarian Abalone Yu Sheng, and Sliced 2-head or Baby Abalone Yu Sheng, with the option to top up with additional salmon, abalone, and crackers. Xin Cuisine’s Chinese New Year Takeaways are available for order until 24 February 2024 through its e-shop for collection or delivery until 24 February 2024. To book, visit: https://singaporeatrium.holidayinn.com/eshop
Conrad Centennial Singapore
Golden Peony’s rendition of the traditional yu sheng is a mainstay that diners can look forward to this Lunar New Year. The Fortune Gold Flakes Yu Sheng platter brims with prized ingredients such as lobster and baby abalone, sweet and savoury golden coin chicken bak kwa, fresh fruit, in addition to crispy white bait and fish skin, providing the dish with a medley of sweet, savoury, and tangy flavours as well as myriad textures. The Yu Sheng is also available for pick-up or delivery. To book, visit https://conradcentennialsingapore.oddle.me/en_SG/
Summer Pavilion, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia
One Michelin-starred Summer Pavilion’s yusheng is always prepared with much finesse by Chef Cheung Siu Kong. For something different this year, order the platter with geoduck clam and black caviar. This is accompanied by a colourful combination of shredded sweet potato, yam, preserved melon, preserved vegetable, ginger, pomelo, leek, walnut, white radish, carrot – dressed with home-made plum sauce. Six- to eight-course set lunch and dinner menus are priced from $148 per person, and available from 9 to 24 February. For more information, visit: https://www.summerpavilion.com.sg/
This year, Crystal Jade is rolling out its new luxe Prosperity Yu Sheng with Boston Lobster tail and aburi scallop. Available only at Crystal Jade Group’s fine dining restaurants, this creation includes a medley of fresh and dried fruits like red dragon fruit, green mango, longan, pomelo, jackfruit dried apricot, fresh veggies like tomatoes, purple cabbage, and home-pickled vegetables. Deep-fried Hsin Chu bee hoon, walnut and yam strips lend welcome textural crunch. All the ingredients are tossed in a house blend sauce made with tangy Okinawa acerola fruit juice, plum sauce and scallion oil. Takeaways can be pre-ordered online and at the outlets from now till 25 February 2024; available for pick up till 25 February 2024. https://www.crystaljade.com/index/
Text by: Eris Choo and Amy Van