2016: 8 Best Yee Sang Spreads Below RM150 In KL And PJ
The Lunar New Year is just around the corner and food plays an integral role in this traditional celebration for the Chinese around the world.
For those of us huddled up in this part of the world, yee sang is the one dish that ties all Chinese New Year (CNY) meals together.
Made up of shredded colourful vegetables and raw fish, yee sang signifies health, wealth and prosperity, and is usually served as an appetiser before lunch or dinner. It is shared among family and friends, who will toss the dish while expressing auspicious wishes to herald the coming of a brand new year.
If you’re on a limited budget and are stumped on where to take your family for decent yee sang with a suitable price tag this CNY, fret not, for we’ve done the legwork for you so you can sit back and enjoy the festivity with your nearest and dearest.
Here are the 8 best yee sang spreads for under RM150 in the Klang Valley and believe us, with the price of CNY goodies at an all-time high, finding yee sang with a reasonable price tag is much harder than you think.
Usher in the Lunar New Year with dishes inspired by the culinary offerings of Shanghai, Szechuan, Beijing and Lanzhou in China.
You probably won’t have trouble finding a Dragon-i outlet either, as they have locations in Mid Valley Megamall, One Utama Shopping Mall, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, The Curve, Berjaya Times Square, Cheras Leisure Mall, Aeon Bukit Tinggi and IOI City Mall.
Raw Salmon Fish with Jelly Fish Yu Sheng
- Half portion (5pax) : RM48
- Full portion (10 pax): RM68
Call 603-7806 3188 for reservations.
2. Si Chuan Dou Hua, Park Royal Hotel
If you’re the type who enjoys variety, Si Chuan Dou Hua offers an interesting selection of yee sang choices that include: Vegetarian goose, tropical fruits, soft shell crab, salmon, jellyfish, abalone, pacific clam and shark’s fin served with specially concocted sauces like sour plum sauce infused with a fruity flavour, spicy plum sauce with mango or the traditional sour plum sauce.
Half portion (5pax): From RM68 nett
- Full portion (10 pax): RM118 nett
- Available from: January 18 to February 22, 2016.
Call 603-2147 0088 for reservations.
3. Tung Yuen, Grand BlueWave Hotel Shah Alam
Tung Yuen restaurant serves halal Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine and dim sum.
This Chinese New Year, they are serving a variety of yee sang for good luck and prosperity. They include:
|Yee sang with salmon fish||From RM100||From RM150|
|Yee sang with jelly fish||From RM80||From RM120|
|Vegetarian yee sang||From RM40||From RM60|
|Yee sang with sliced abalone and salmon fish||From RM240||From RM360|
Available from January 15 till February 29, 2016.
Call 603-5511 8811 ext. 2619 for reservations.
4. Manmaru Robatayaki & Bar, Atria Shopping Gallery
Manmaru serves up some pretty interesting yee sang offerings that include a selection of fresh ingredients like cranberries, nutmegs, raisins, pineapples, black and white sesame, pumpkin, radish and purple cabbage.
They come with pretty reasonable price tags too.
Salmon yee sang
- Small (serves 2-4 pax): RM48 nett (with 6 slices salmon sashimi)
- Large (serves 6-8 pax): RM88 (with 12 slices salmon sashimi)
Call +603 7733 1038 for reservations.
You can add on another six pieces of salon for RM25, six pieces of hamachi (yellow tail) for RM38, and abalone prepared with hot sake for RM88.
5. Dorsett Hotel, Subang
This CNY, Dorsett Grand Subang is serving up the Golden Prosperity Yee Sang, which consists of fresh salmon, silver bait fish and mango.
Watch this golden creation light up when you “lou sang” with your family and friends this year.
|Prosperity yee sang with jelly fish and fresh fruits||RM58||RM98|
|Radiant lotus roots yee sang||RM68||RM118|
|Golden prosperity yee sang||RM78||RM138|
*With every purchase of Yee sang, guests can indulge in selected dishes for RM8.00 nett only.
Available from: January 8 to February 22, 2016 for lunch and dinner.
Call +603 5031 6060 for reservations.
6. Sakae Sushi
Salmon lovers are in for a treat with the Japanese restaurant’s Fortune Salmon Yee Sang, which comprises fresh air-flown salmon and is infused with authentic Japanese ingredients such as seaweed, radish and sesame.
Fortune salmon yee sang
- Success (2-3 pax): RM29.98
- Money (6-8 pax): RM56.98
Available from: January 8 to February 22, 2016.
Call +60 3-7725 1172 for reservations.
7. Din Tai Fung
This Michelin-star awarded Taiwanese restaurant, which is also ranked as one of the world’s Top 10 Best Restaurants by The New York Times serves up some pretty affordable yee sang deals this CNY.
You can find Din Tai Fung outlets in One Utama Shopping Centre, eCurve, Empire Shopping Gallery, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and The Gardens Mall.
|Jelly fish yee sang||RM52.80||RM88.80|
|Smoked salmon yee sang||RM58.80||RM98.80|
|Double treasure yee sang (jelly fish & smoked salmon)||RM63.80||RM108.80|
Available from January 14, 2016.
Call +603-7728 3218 for reservations.
8. Capri by Fraser, Kuala Lumpur
Smacked in the middle of the city, Capri by Fraser Kuala Lumpur continues the dining tradition in Malaysia with all kinds of local dishes, which obviously includes the vibrant yee sang.
Book a plate of yee sang for lunch or dinner to enjoy with your entire family.
Salmon or jelly fish yee sang
- Large (10 pax): RM138nett
Available from: January 25 till February 22, 2016 for lunch and dinner (advance booking required).
Call +603 2386 0891 for reservations.
With these 8 awesome yee sang spreads for under RM150, we wish you a joyous and prosperous CNY ahead!