The Ultimate Yu Sheng Price Guide with Lou Hei Secret Inside!
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The Ultimate Yu Sheng Price Guide with Lou Hei Secret Inside!

Ruth Lum

Rumour has it that four master chefs created Yu Sheng back in 1964, and it is a dish we now proudly recognised as one of the signature creations of Singapore.

yusheng lou hei fat chap
Source: Fat Chap

Before I start another riot about who ACTUALLY invented this dish, let’s focus on the main point here: IT’S A GREAT WAY TO SIGNIFY THE START OF THE LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS!

We scoured this island to bring to you the best Yu Sheng recommendations, from the affordable ones at our supermarkets, to the atas luxurious ones at 5-star hotels.

We’ve also included a list for our vegetarian and health-conscious friends out there!

Yu Sheng Under $20 @ Local Supermarkets

This is a popular choice especially for smaller families or families who prefer a simple, hassle-free lou hei moment. You can get these at your nearby supermarkets – plus points for convenience and price!

 NamePaxWeight/ QtyPrice
NTUC FairpriceSinglong Loh Hey Yee Sang5-6 pax350g$9.90
Spring Toss Yee Sang ‑ Easy Pack3-4 pax500g$10.25
Harvest Prosperity Yu Sheng6-8 pax500g$12.50
Earthern Pot Vegetarian Yee Sang5-6 pax600g$13.95
Thai Sing Fa Cai Yu Sheng6-8 pax550g$14.95
Kwong Cheong Thye Fa Cai Yu Sheng6-8 pax700g$17.30
Sin Hwa Dee Fa Cai Yu Sheng6-8 pax635g$17.80
Mac Taste Fa Cai Yu Sheng5-6 pax450g$16.90
Singlong Fa Cai Yee Sang5-6 pax600g$19.80
Sheng SiongHappy Family Fa Cai Yu Sheng6-8 pax500g$10.95
Little Grass Yee Sang6-8 pax600g$14.15
RedMartRedMart Prosperity Yusheng6-8 pax850g$16.47
Giant Fortune Prosperity Yusheng6-8 pax500g$12.30

Restaurants, Hotels and Specialties Yu Sheng Platter

JUMBO Seafood & Chui Huay Lim Teochew CuisineTeochew Style Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng$38+ (Small)
$58+ (Medium)
$88+ (Large)
Din Tai FungProsperity Smoked Salmon Yu Sheng$32.80
(2-3 pax)
(4-6 pax)
Carlton City Hotel SingaporeClassic Abundance Yu Sheng (Salmon)$48
(4-6 pax)
(6-8 pax)
The Carvery, Park Hotel AlexandraGolden Eight Treasure Yusheng with Cured Trout & Baby Abalone$68+
ElemenProsperity Truffle Yu Sheng$38.80+
(3-4 pax)
(8-10 pax)
Paradise GroupProsperity Abalone Yu Sheng$46.80+
White Rose Café, York Hotel SingaporeProsperity Lo Hei with Mini Abalone and White Bait$49+ (Regular)
$59+ (Large)
Feng Shui Inn, Resorts World SentosaTuna Yu Sheng with Sakura Shrimps in Lemon Citrus Sauce$78+
(2-6 pax)
(7-10 pax)
Golden Peony, Conrad Centennial SingaporeSalmon and Crispy White Bait Yu Sheng$68
(3-6 pax)
(7-10 pax)
Hua Ting Restaurant, Orchard Hotel SingaporeProsperity Yu Sheng (Salmon)$68+ (Small)
$118+ (Large)
YànProsperity Yellowtail Yusheng$82
(5 pax)
(10 pax)
Mitzo, Grand Park OrchardSalmon Yu Sheng$108+ (Regular)
$168+ (Large)
Peach Blossoms, Marina Mandarin SingaporeProsperity Salmon Yu Sheng$78
(4-6 pax)
(8-10 pax)
Cherry Garden, Mandarin Oriental SingaporeBountiful Yu Sheng with Alaskan Crab Meat, Salmon Black Truffle & Black Caviar$138+ (Small)
$276+ (Large)
Jia Wei Chinese Restaurant, Grand Mercure Singapore RoxyPremium Baby Abalone Yu Sheng$88+ (Medium)
$99+ (Large)
Tablescape, Grand Park City HallFoie Gras Yu Sheng$88+
(4-6 pax)
(7-10 pax)
Ellenborough Market Café, Swissôtel Merchant CourtLobster and Fruit Yu Sheng$118
Szechuan Court, Fairmont SingaporeProsperity Snow Crab Yu Sheng$88+
Crystal Jade Palace, Golden PalaceProsperity Golden Lobster Yusheng$98+
Crowne Plaza Changi AirportCelestial Crowne Yusheng$108+
Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, SingaporeFortune Yu Sheng with Lobster and Norwegian Smoked Salmon$97.20+ (Small)
$169.20+ (Large)
Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant, Carlton Hotel SingaporeAlaskan Crab Lo Hei$138 (Small)
$238 (Large)
Hai Tien Lo, Pan Pacific SingaporeNutritious Blossoming Treasures Yu Sheng$138+ (Small)
$198+ (Large)
Racines, Sofitel Singapore City CentreLuxe Abalone Yu Sheng$138+
Min Jiang, Goodwood Park HotelJoyful Abundance Yusheng$179.75
Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza HotelLobster, Alaskan Crab, Scallop, Salmon, Caviar & Crispy Fish Skin Yu Sheng$268+
Jade, The Fullerton Hotel SingaporeGold Rush Yu Sheng$104.86 (Small)
$147.66 (Large)
Li Bai Restaurant, Sheraton Towers SingaporeSalmon Roe & Sea Whelk Yu Sheng Platter$118+ (Small)
$208+ (Large)

Vegetarian & Healthier Options

Din Tai FungVegetarian Yu Sheng$26.80
(2-3 pax)
(4-6 pax)
Lotus Vegetarian RestaurantProsperity Veg Abalone Yu Sheng$38+
(2-4 pax)
(5-7 pax)
(8-10 pax)
GreendotKonnyaku Abalone Yu Sheng (Vegan)$38.80 (4-5 pax)
$45.80 (7-8 pax)
Sens RestaurantFruity SENS Lo-Hei Platter$48+ (Small)
$68+ (Large)
LingZhi Vegetarian Restaurant, Tunglok SignaturesProsperity Yu Sheng$48+ (Regular)
$78+ (Large)
Li Bai Restaurant, Sheraton Towers SingaporeVegetarian Yu Sheng$55+ (Small)
$92+ (Large)

What Makes the Yu Sheng Platter?

IngredientYou SayWhat It Means
Raw fish年年有馀 Nian Nian You YuAbundance and prosperity throughout the year
Pomelo大吉大利 Da Ji Da LiTo add luck; Good luck and smooth sailing year ahead
Pepper and cinnamon powder招財進寶 Zhao Cai Jin BaoAttract wealth and treasures
Oil (drizzled in circular motion)财原广进 Yi Ben Wan Li, Cai Yuan Guang JinMake 10,000 times of your profit with your capital and have countless sources of wealth
Carrots鸿运当头 Hong Yun Dang TouGood luck is approaching
Green radish青春常驻 Qing Chun Chang ZhuSymbolises eternal youth
White radish风生水起 Feng Sheng Shu Qi, Bu Bu Gao ShengTo good business opportunities and reaching a higher level with each step and progress at a fast pace
Crushed peanuts金银满屋 Jin Yin Man WuHousehold filled with gold and silver (valuable possessions)
Sesame seeds (added right after crushed peanuts)生意兴隆 Sheng Yi Xing LongProsperity for Business
Golden crackers遍地黄金 Bian Di Huang JinGreat wealth, floor full of gold
Plum Sauce甜甜蜜蜜 Tian Tian Mi MiSweet and loving relationships
  1. Raw fish symbolises abundance and prosperity. You say: “Nian Nian You Yu” or “You Yu You Sheng” (Abundance throughout the year)
  2. Pomelo is added to the salad right after the fish to add luck. You say: “Da Ji Da Li” (Good luck and smooth sailing)
  3. Pepper and cinnamon powder both signify a wish for wealth. You say: “Zhao Cai Jin Bao”. (Attract wealth and treasures)
  4. Oil should be drizzled in a circular motion. You say: “Yi Ben Wan Li”(Make 10,000 times of profit with your capital) “Cai Yuan Guang Jin”(Countless sources of wealth)
  5. Carrots represent good luck. You say: “Hong Yun Dang Tou” (Good luck is approaching)
  6. Green radish symbolises eternal youth. You say: “Qing Chun Chang Zhu” (Forever young)
  7. White radish is meant to bring about good business opportunities. You say: “Feng Sheng Shui Qi” and “Bu Bu Gao Sheng” (Reaching a higher level with each step and Progress at a fast pace)
  8. Crushed peanuts are sprinkled onto the dish to symbolise that your household will be filled with valuable possessions. You say: “Jin Yin Man Wu” (Household filled with gold and silver)
  9. Sesame seeds are added to the salad right after the crushed peanuts have been sprinkled on top. You say: “Sheng Yi Xing Long” (Prosperity for the business)
  10. Golden crackers symbolise great wealth. You say: “Bian Di Huang Jin” (Floor full of gold)
  11. Plum Sauce, like the oil, is poured all over the dish instead of just one spot. You say: “Tian Tian Mi Mi” (Sweet and loving relationships)

Toppings for Yu Sheng Platter (Vegetarian options too!)

TypeNameWeight/ QtyPrice
AbaloneDiamond Prince Baby Abalone - Braised6 pieces per pack$9.70
New Moon NZ Abalone425g$36.80
SalmonSushi Express Salmon Slices3 slices (small)$1.50+
Fresh salmon for Yu Sheng200g~$8
Smoked SalmonFassler Smoked Salmon ‑ Traditional200g$13.80
Mushrooms(Vegetarian) Mili Abalone Mushroom400g$1.60
PomeloPasar Malaysia Pomelo1 medium$6.80
Vietnam Nam Roi Pomelo1 per pack$3.85


A game proudly developed by Seedly just for you, for all the HUAT phrases to say when you lou hei! Try it!

Seedly Lou Hei Yu Sheng Tool

Psst… You’ll be rewarded with 4D Numbers with this Lou Hei Yu Sheng tool too! (all in the name of fun!)

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