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16 Best Yusheng in Singapore That’s Unique In 2021

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For us Singaporeans, it isn’t really Chinese New Year until you’ve taken part in one too many lo heis. After all, yusheng is an essential festive dish during this time of the year. That said, the dish has definitely changed with the times. In recent years, we’ve seen some of the best yusheng with unusual standouts – think uni, pufferfish or scallops. Some even forgo meat altogether!

We’ve done all the research for the best yusheng you’ll possibly need. Whether you’re into the classics or something completely unique, toss your way into the Lunar New Year with our top picks of the best yusheng this 2021!

1. Crystal Jade

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Look to Crystal Jade for something different. The Chinese restaurant is offering their Season of Wealth Golden Scallop Yusheng (from S$108++), which includes fresh vegetables, fruits, as well as house-made pickled vegetables. This yusheng dish boasts fun, new flavours with a pleasing bite.

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Toss to a brighter year with ingredients such as red dragonfruit, watermelon cubes, pomelo, burdock, quinoa, cherry tomatoes, pickled cucumbers, crispy rice and walnuts, along with deep fried yam strips and Hsin Chu beehoon. This is topped with briny pops of ikura and sweet scallop slices. Even the dressing is special: an olive oil-based sauce with flower blossom syrup and plum sauce.

Make your reservation here.

2. Jade

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Start your auspicious feasting with the spectacular Premium Gold Rush Salmon Yu Sheng (from S$78++). It is artfully arranged into an image of a bull, while families with younger children will delight in the special children’s version which is arranged into a playful calf. 

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Champagne jelly, shallot oil and kumquat dressing elevates the dish, striking a captivating balance of rich and refreshing. The yusheng also comes with elegant Chinese calligraphy written by Chef Leong himself! 

Reserve a table here.

3. Rumours

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Missing Balinese food? The beach club at Siloso Beach is bringing a Balinese twist to the classic yusheng. The Jimbaran Grill Yu Sheng (S$98.80) features lobster tail with sambal merah, grilled squid with kecap manis, and jumbo river prawns with sambal merah. This is served alongside fresh carrots and white radish. Even the traditional plum dressing gets dressed up with Indonesian spices!

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Reserve a table here.

4. Peach Garden

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Peach Garden is a household name in Singapore and they are bringing the most extra and OTT yusheng this year. The “Heng Heng” Million Dollar Yu Sheng (from S$168++) is a large golden dome encasing a bed of yusheng ingredients. Expect only the most premium of toppings: lobster, baby abalone, Wagyu beef, and salmon.

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Clear the way for good vibes and positive energy by smashing the dome open with mini hammers. As the dome cracks open, it reveals a colourful array of fresh ingredients within as well as – wait for it – big sweep tickets!

Ready to get lucky? Make your reservation here.

5. Blue Jasmine

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Blue Jasmine opens the way for good fortune with the Thai Chin Yu Sheng (S$68++) that comes with a Thai twist. The dish features silky slices smoked salmon served with a tall mountain of crispy rice crackers, vegetables and fruits including Thai green mango, papaya, pomelo and pickles. Of course, who can miss out the sauce – a unique and refreshing combination of plum and passionfruit.

Reserve here.

6. Dancing Crab

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Put away your chopsticks because the Dancing Yusheng (from $48++) is back! Comprising succulent Alaskan King Crab legs, smoked salmon slices, fried fish skin and assorted greens, this decadent dish is drizzled with a healthy homemade honey mustard sauce and topped with olive oil.

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Dig in (literally) and toss the ingredients on the table with gloved hands! Fun and laughter guarantee. What a unique way to usher in the Lunar New Year with friends and family!

Make a booking here.

7. Man Fu Yuan

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Usher in a Niu year as Man Fu Yuan celebrates with a luxurious selection of dishes. The new 60-inch Blossoms of Spring Prosperity Yu Sheng (S$388++)  comes adorned with Hokkaido scallops and salmon, and is shaped in the form of the Chinese character ‘Chun’ (春), to symbolize renewal and new beginnings. Note: two days advanced order is required!

Make your booking here.

8. Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant

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Salted egg fans can toss to a prosperous new year with Xin Restaurant’s rendition of the dish – Alaskan Crab with Salted Egg Yolk Sauce Yu Sheng (from S$98++). Oozing with sweetness and umami from fresh Alaskan crab meat, the creamy salted egg yolk sauce brings that extra oomph!

Reserve a table here.

9. Auntie’s Wok and Steam

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Set aside some calorie space for CNY snacking by partaking in a guilt-free yusheng. The Andaz Healthy Yusheng (S$68++) is packed full of superfoods such as kale, beetroot, green apples, flaxseeds and chia seeds. Delicious slices of Scottish smoked salmon grace the platter and offers a pleasant contrast with its savoury, peppery notes. Wishing for health this year? This is the yusheng platter to go for!

Reserve your table here.

10. Hai Tien Lo

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Tuck into the chef recommendation, Blossoming Treasures Yu Sheng (from S$168++). A decadent and indulgent platter that comes with gold and silver flakes, lobster, scallops, black caviar and shredded vegetables with passionfruit sauce. 

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Signifying flourishing wealth and prosperity, the raw vegetables artfully form the shape of two bull horns, traditional symbols of wealth in Chinese culture. If that doesn’t interest you, Hai Tien Lo also has four other yusheng platters that feature different proteins such as crispy silver whitebait, abalone, smoked salmon and jellyfish.

Make a reservation here.

11. Fat Cow

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Probably one of the most indulgent options this year, toss to good fortune with Fat Cow‘s Gyu Sheng (S$99++). This Wagyu beef yusheng is as fancy as it can get for beef lovers, with a perfect combination of melt-in-your-mouth Miyazaki Wagyu beef, freshly shredded vegetables and topped with decadent uni. 

Book your table here.

12. Cherry Garden

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Invite in a new auspicious beginning with loved ones  as you savour specially-curated dishes at Mandarin Oriental’s Cherry Garden. There’s a yusheng for everyone, such as the Triumph Yu Sheng that features premium ingredients such as black truffle and caviar, or the classic Prosperity Yu Sheng (from S$88) with salmon slices.

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Alternatively, go for the Bountiful Yu Sheng (from S$138++) with abalone, Hokkaido scallops and salmon, or the Harmonious Yu Sheng with fresh lobster, scallops and salmon (from S$158++). Whichever you choose, it’s perfect for tossing to a bountiful year ahead!

Reserve a table here.

13. Hua Ting

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Hua Ting presents a lavish selection of six different yushengs – from the impressive Ox-picious Yu Sheng – Whole Abalone ‘Lo Hei’ (S$188++, order one day in advance) and Whole Abalone ‘Lo Hei’ Yu Sheng (from S$78++), to Fresh Hamachi ‘Lo Hei’ Yu Sheng (S$78++) and Fresh Toro ‘Lo Hei’ Yu Sheng (from S$198++).

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Health-conscious diners can enjoy the Healthy Organic Seasonal Green ‘Lo Hei’ with ice lettuce and truffle (from S$78++). And if an extravagant experience is what you desire, indulge in the Live Australian Lobster, Salmon Roe, Whole Abalone ‘Lo Hei’ Yu Sheng (S$628++).

Make your booking here.

14. Duckland

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For something out of the ordinary, start the New Year with Duckland Yu Sheng (S$48++), a beautiful medley of fresh herbs and vegetables such as red carrots, daikon, turnip and edible flowers. They come with with roasted Irish duck and Norwegian smoked salmon, crispy pork cracklins, and signature raspberry sauce.

Make your reservation here.

15. Syun

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Tradition gets a facelift with Syun’s Special Yu Sheng (S$118++), a combination of fresh greens and sprouts topped with fried kataifi pastry and served with a special sesame-ponzu sauce. The highlight of this dish? The A4 Kagoshima wagyu that takes the place of the regular salmon. The wagyu is sous vide to a medium-rare, then torched and sliced thinly.

Book your table here.

16. Feng Shui Inn

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This year Feng Shui Inn has not just one, but three very different yusheng offerings– the Vegetarian Fish Yu Sheng with Sea Grapes and Black Fungus (S$78++), Smoked Salmon Yu Sheng with Crispy Pearl Rice and Crispy Kailan (S$88++), and Abalone Yu Sheng with Sea Grapes and Japanese Sakura Dried Shrimps (S$108++). We love the combination of different standout ingredients that bring a different mouthfeel to the usual yushengs out there!

Reserve your table here.

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