Limited shelf life

By purchasing this product you accept the shelf life of this product as mentioned in the product title.
  • Lorem ipsum
Celebrate Lunar New Year with this traditional Chinese noodle dish!
Prosperity Toss Noodles
15 min
Cooking time
10 min
25 min
Gepubliceerd January 29, 2024

What is Prosperity Toss Noodles?
Prosperity Toss noodles, also known as "Yusheng" or "Lo Hei", is a traditional dish often eaten during Chinese New Year. It consists of a variety of ingredients, such as raw fish, shredded vegetables and sauces, all mixed together in a large bowl.

Prosperity Toss noodles originate from Singapore and Malaysia, and it is believed that the higher you toss the ingredients, the more luck and prosperity you will have in the coming year. This symbolic act of throwing also represents good health, wealth and luck.

How do you eat prosperity toss noodles?
To eat Prosperity Toss noodles, everyone at the table uses their chopsticks to toss the ingredients together while saying auspicious phrases such as "Huān Xiǎng Shì Rénní" (wishing everyone a prosperous year). After the tossing is done, the dish is served for everyone to enjoy.

While there are traditional ingredients commonly used in Prosperity Toss noodles, the dish can vary depending on personal preferences and regional influences. Some common variations include adding seafood, different sauces or vegetarian options.

Ingredients and supplies

  • 1 Red pepper
  • 1 Green pepper
  • 60g bean sprouts
  • 200g (smoked) salmon
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 pomelo
  • 100g Lungkou Vermicelli



Optional: You can also add other ingredients such as sliced mushrooms, shredded chicken, or tofu to make the dish more hearty. Feel free to adjust the sauce ingredients to taste preferences.

In Chinese culture, the ingredients used in Prosperity Toss noodles have symbolic meanings. Salmon is often used in Prosperity Toss noodles because it is considered a symbol of abundance and prosperity in Chinese culture. The pink color also represents luck and prosperity. Additionally, salmon has a delicate and mild flavor that goes well with the other ingredients in the dish, making it a popular choice for this festive dish.

Pomelo, also known as "Chinese grapefruit", is used in Prosperity Toss noodles because it is believed to bring good luck and prosperity. The large size and abundance of juicy segments represent prosperity and wealth. Additionally, the tart flavor of pomelo adds a refreshing element to the dish, balancing the other rich flavors.

Bean sprouts are associated with longevity, while peanuts represent good health and laughter. Fried shallots represent good luck and sesame seeds are considered bringers of prosperity. Each ingredient helps create a balanced dish that embodies the spirit of prosperity and blessings for the new year.

Now that you know the background and recipe for Prosperity Toss noodles, gather your loved ones and celebrate Chinese New Year with this delicious and auspicious dish. Huān Yuán Jīng Cái (wishing everyone a prosperous year full of abundance) as you toss and enjoy this traditional delicacy.



Overige ingrediënten:

Fu Xing Longkou Vermicelli, 250g
Fu Xing Longkou Vermicelli
Pure Sesame Oil, 150ml
Pure Sesame Oil
Sweet Chilli Sauce, 285ml
Sweet Chilli Sauce
Hoisin Sauce, 397g
Hoisin Sauce
Red Pepper
Green Pepper
Bean Sprouts


  1. Cook the noodles according to the instructions on the package, drain and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the fish slices until done. Set aside.
  3. Arrange the noodles, fish, shredded vegetables, bean sprouts, peanuts, fried shallots, and sesame seeds in a large bowl.
  4. Mix the sauce ingredients in a small bowl until well combined.
  5. Pour the sauce over the noodles and other ingredients in the bowl.
  6. Use chopsticks to toss all the ingredients together while saying auspicious phrases, such as "Huān Xiǎng Shì Rénní" (I wish everyone a prosperous year).
  7. Serve and enjoy with loved ones!

Share dit Recept!

Did you make this? We really enjoy seeing that! Share and tag us on Instagram @tjinstoko, #tjinstoko, sign up for the newsletter, and follow us on social media for more recipes and stories!

Please accept cookies to help us improve this website Is this OK? YesNoMore on cookies »