How to Loh Hei : 12 step by step guide to a traditional Yu Sheng 2020



Yusheng or Lo Hei is a must-have during Chinese New Year.



It is a Cantonese-style dish that consists of raw fish, shredded vegetables, sauces and condiments that hold special meaning for Chinese New Year. It is said that Yusheng originated from Singapore. Today, there are traditional Yusheng and some more modern interpretation. We will focus on the traditional way to Lo Hei for Chinese New Year.




Here are 14 steps for a proper Lo Hei

1 Add Raw Fish
Raw Norwegian Salmon from Pink Fish


What to say:  "Nian Nian You Yu" 年年有余 

Meaning: Abundance and surplus every year.

2. Add Pomelo or Lime
What to Say:  "Da Ji Da Li" 大吉大利
Meaning: Good luck fortune and prosperity!

3.  Add Pepper and Cinnamon Powder / Five Spice
What to say: "Zhao Cai Jin Bao" 招财进宝 
Meaning: Incoming wealth and treasures.

4. Add Oil

What to say: "Cai Yuan Guang Jin" 财原广进
Meaning: Increase profits by thousand times in every direction.


6.  Add Carrot 
What to say: "Hong Yun Dang Tou"  鸿运当头
Meaning: Opportunity is coming!

7.  Add White Radish
White Radish

What to say: 
"Bu Bu Gao Sheng" 
步步高升
Meaning: May you rise higher with each step!
Say This: While you toss in the shredded white radish.



8. Add Chopped Peanuts 
What to Say "Jing Ying Man Wu" 金银满屋
Meaning:  A house full of gold and silver!

9.  Add Sesame Seeds 
What to say: "Sheng Yi Xing Long" 生意兴隆
Meaning: Prosperity and profit for the business.

10.  Add Golden Crackers
Golden Crackers

What to say: 
"Bian Di Huang Jing" 
遍地黄金
Meaning: May your floor be filled with Gold

11. Add Plum Sauce

What to say: "Tian Tian Mi Mi" 甜甜蜜蜜
Meaning: Relationships especially  couples to be sweet and  loving

12. Start the Tossing of Yu Sheng
Huat Ah!

What to say: "Wan Shi Ru Yi. Huat Ah !" 萬事如意 , 发啊
Meaning: May everything be good and smooth, Huat ah!

Featured Yu Sheng - Pink Fish " Pink of Health" Yusheng.
Pink Fish: Pink of Health Yu Sheng

With flavours of fresh Norwegian Salmon with the sweetness of pickled ginger and plum sauce. Available at individual portion and family-sized portions from $10.90. Dine-in or Takeaway.
Pink of Health Yu Sheng

Pink Fish is located at Jewel Changi Airport


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