5 Ways to Make a Healthier Yu Sheng

Give the iconic CNY prosperity toss a healthy makeover.

We don’t mean to break your heart, but your favourite raw fish salad is actually a sneaky calorie bomb. By Claire Ang

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 Featuring an assortment of vegetables, raw fish slices and ground spices, yu sheng would be a wholesome dish, if not for these fat traps: Deep-fried pillow crackers and sugar-loaded plum sauce.

According to Health Exchange, a 387g serving of store-bought yu sheng will cost you over 500 calories. That’s a whooping figure, considering that this dish is usually eaten as a starter.

The solution: Make your own yu sheng. You’ll be in control of what ingredients to add, and how much. Executive chef Eric Chan of Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant shares five ways to cut the fat and up the nutrients.

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