Yee Sang recipe , healthy salad with fresh vegetables , fruits to tossing luck in lunar chinese new year

Wellness Recipe ~ Healthy Colourful Prosperity Toss Salad (Yee Sang)

Yeah‼️ Lunar New Year 农历新年 is upcoming real soon🧧㊗️🈴🈵🎉🎊 How’s your CNY preparation towards❓⁉️ Do you all love Yee Sang 鱼生, 捞生❓⁉️

Or maybe some of you here may not know what is Yee Sang ❓⁉️

It’s Malaysian heritage dish actually, do read more via 🌐 https://cilisos.my/the-chinese-didnt-invent-cny-yee-sang-this-seremban-man-did/ & 🌐 https://johorkaki.blogspot.com/2015/02/lou-hei-yee-sang-yusheng-meaning-of.html

This round SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is gonna sharing here her own Yee Sang creation with her secret sour plum sauce, a healthier version with lesser colouring & preservative items ya 😉

Hope you all will love it & enjoy making this Yee Sang dish for festive gatherings with family members & friends 😋🤤

The blog banner actually is the Google Doodle released in 2021 for Celebrating Yee Sang, do read more via 🌐 https://www.google.com/doodles/celebrating-yee-sang

Yee Sang recipe & happy lucky tossing in Lunar Chinese New Year

Ingredients ❓⁉️

Colourful meaning she has been researching & reading a lot online to gather the colourful condiments that suitable to blend well as a salad 🥗 dish as well as tasting good while looking great, of course also subjects to availability from wet market or online shopping ya ☺️

Sharing the list of ingredients here for your consideration of this Yee Sang recipe preparation

Ohh ya…These ingredients can be stored in fridge to continue enjoying it if unable to finish after the lucky tossing OR even to prepare the cutting early before the lucky tossing day too 😃👍🏻

No preservatives, no artificial colourings, no artificial flavourings, no sugar, no salt 🧂~ A healthier 鱼生 version 👍🏻

So, the different colours of vegetables & fruits 😍🤩 really making this dish colourful tasty & also a perfect one if you’re a vegan or vegetarian ya 💕

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Colourful Ingredients;

  • Pomelo 🤍
  • Lotus root 🤍
  • Mushroom 🍄菌类
  • Cherry tomatoes 🍅
  • Red apple 🍎 (Prefer with skin & soak in salt water 1st to prevent oxidation)
  • Pomegranate ❤️
  • Wolfberry 枸杞 ❤️ *
  • Bell peppers ~ All 3 colours 🫑💛❤️
  • Red coral lettuce 💜
  • Purple cabbage 💜
  • Beet root 💜
  • Yam 💜
  • Sweet potato 🍠💜🧡
  • Dragon fruits ~ All 3 colours 💗🤍💛
  • Green apple 🍏 (Prefer with skin & soak in salt water 1st to prevent oxidation)
  • Veggie bundle 🥬 *
  • Japanese cucumber 🥒
  • Edamame 💚
  • Pear 🍐(Soak in salt water 1st to prevent oxidation)
  • Olive 🫒
  • Corn 🌽
  • Mango 🥭
  • Jackfruit 💛🧡
  • Carrot 🥕
  • Mandarin orange 🍊
  • Dried meat 肉干 🥓 *
  • Small glutinous rice balls ⚪ OR 芋圆 ~ Can consider making rainbow colours rice balls 😍 (Signifies 圆满,团圆)

IF you love to add in protein, can consider below for your own tasting preference;

  • Salmon fish 🐟 * (Signifies 年年有余)
  • Prawn (Signifies 笑口常开, 笑哈哈) 🦐 *
  • Crab 🦀
  • Lobster 🦞
  • Chuka Idako 🐙
  • Abalone
  • Quail eggs 🐣

She has mixed her self cooked salmon cubes slightly in boil water, peeled & cooked prawns with a layer of mashed pumpkin & top with preserved mandarin peel after marinated with sesame oil & sour plum sauce

Sauce ingredients;

  • Sour plum sauce *
  • Roasted sesame salad dressing *
  • Sesame oil
  • Apple vinegar
  • Passion fruit 💛
  • Lime 💚
  • Lemon 🍋
  • Honey 🍯
  • Yakult

Ohh yeah‼️ She is extremely happy 😁 to find sour plum sauce for her Yee Sang creation 😋😋👍🏻👍🏻

She has mixed the sour plum sauce with half lemon 🍋, half lime 💚 , a tablespoon of honey 🍯 & a teaspoon of sesame oil ~ Yes , her own version of sour plum sauce & it’s proven yum max 😋👍🏻 Of course the measurement is fluid according to own tasting preference 😀

Alternatively, if you prefer a simpler sauce mixture, you may consider to use the sour plum sauce, salad dressing eg. Roasted sesame, mayonnaise, thousand island, wasabi etc. OR even a ready to eat rojak sauce too

Topping;

  • 贡糖 Handmade peanut candy aka “Kacang Tumbuk” in Malaysia national language~ Bahasa Melayu (Mashed it 1️⃣st) 🥜
  • Sesame (Mixture of white & black 🖤🤍)
  • Granola
  • Nuts 🥜🌰
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sunflower 🌻 kernels
  • Raisins 💛🤎 *
  • Coloured chocolate beans chocolate 🍫 (To excite kids 😁)
  • Seaweed 💚
  • Chicken floss
  • Salted egg fried salmon skin 🐟
  • Fish crackers 🐟
  • Prawn crackers 🦐
  • Any flavors potatoes chips (Shh 🤫…This will be the non healthy bit of this dish as once in a while potatoes chips are addictive tasty ohh 😋😆)

Do check out her happy preparing the ingredients of her Yee Sang creation TikTok clip captured 📹🌐 via https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7058264032746212634

How to❓⁉️

1stly, cut every ingredients into small slices or cubes for easy lucky tossing & you may calculate each ingredients for a lucky 8, 18, 28 etc. to signifies “Ong” or “Huat”, which she does & hence lots of detailed works to keep her busy for almost half a day for this dish creation & preparation

Then, to arrange in a large plate , do consider to arrange into the zodiac animal of the 🆕 year too, eg. 2022 🐅🐯, or into a lucky word as blessing eg. 🈵, 福,發,财,,吉 etc. Your creativity counts to make the lucky tossing more enjoyable ya 😁😄

SiennyLovesDrawing has created for with mandarin oranges 🍊

You may consider to keep the cut ingredients into a tight container & put into fridge as early preparation OR cutting them to serve fresh the prosperity toss

Those items remarked with * listed above, SiennyLovesDrawing actually gotten them from Farm To Table For You, an online platform for fresh ingredients, cookies, dried meat etc. & would like to recommend it to you all to add to enjoy your online shopping 🛒🛍️

More of her prior personal shopping & tasting experience sharing with this online platform via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/01/15/cny-festive-shopping-with-farm-to-table-for-you/

Also do check out her continuous shopping experiences via IG stories highlights album via 🌐 https://www.instagram.com/s/aGlnaGxpZ2h0OjE3OTA4NzIwMDA0MTgwNDky

Online platform🌐: https://bit.ly/3GkTgFl

SiennyLovesDrawing is wishing all a happy lucky tossing Yee Sang with this healthy homemade recipe with your loved ones during this Lunar Chinese New Year ㊗️🈴🈵🧧🎋🧨🎇🎆 Enjoy ya 😋 

Do check out her happy tossing lucky Yee Sang TikTok clip captured via https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7058275566444743963

Yeah‼️ Satisfaction max when she seeing everyone happy tossing & happy eating till finish all 😋👍🏻😁

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27 thoughts on “Wellness Recipe ~ Healthy Colourful Prosperity Toss Salad (Yee Sang)

  1. Wow! I immediately felt like wanna get those colourful yummylicious salad after seeing your video… It really look appealing
    … Happy CNY to you and family ya… Have a great celebration… Huat ah!

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  2. 新年好! I am never heard of Yee Sang but I am so tempted to make this! Most of the ingredients can be found here in Japan and I am dying to make something new!

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