Thursday, January 22, 2015

Home-made Yummy Vegetarian Chinese New Year Lou Sang

Chinese New Year is around the corner, thinking what to cook for this reunion dinner?  Having Lou Sang is my family culture every year, I would love to share this recipe for all of you, it's from my MIL, once I tried it, I loved it!!! 
It's so colorful, healthy, yet a delicious dish to serve at Chinese New Year eve - Vegetarian Lou Sang (捞生).

Lou Sang ingredients: (usually prepare 8 different kind, because 8 means prosperity in chinese)
1 medium pomelo, peeled and sacs separately
1 carrot, shredded
1 small beetroot, shredded
1 cucumber, shredded
1 white radish, shredded
half of small cabbage, shredded
2 cups roasted peanuts, then blend it into small pieces   
1 cup corn flakes 

Sauce ingredients:
5 Tablespoons plum sauce
2 Tablespoons water
1 Tablespoon lime juice
1 Tablespoon sesame oil
A pinch of salt

Serves 8

Arrange all the ingredients into sections on a large serving plate, and sprinkle corn flake on the top before serve, to make sure it is crispy.  

Sprinkle toasted peanut over the dish.

Lastly, added the sauce.

All the Family members gather around, use chopsticks and toss as high as possible, and say "Prosperity!", "Happy Chinese New Year!", or any wishes for you and your families. Then enjoy it!