5 restaurants with pen cai delivery this Chinese New Year

-updated for 2022-

Auspicious pen cai with delivery
$200 – $250: • Ming KitchenKam’s Roast
$250 – $350: • Peony JadeLime Restaurant
Above $350: • Yan Ting

Pen cai, or also affectionately known as poon choi in Cantonese, is the Rolls-Royce of all Chinese New Year dishes. Gracing dinner tables mainly during the Chinese New Year, this auspicious dish is full of decadent delicacies ranging from abalone and dried oysters to sea cucumber and fish maw. Dating back to the Song Dynasty, pen cai has become increasingly popular in Singapore, and is now a staple for reunion dinners during the Lunar New Year.

With social gathering restrictions still in place, we’ve curated a list for you so you can still enjoy the festivities, without the hassle of having to prepare your pen cai from scratch! Here’re 5 restaurants on Oddle Eats offering pen cai delivery in Singapore this Chinese New Year!

1. Yan Ting

Let your taste buds prosper with Yan Ting’s Exquisite Pun Choy ($523)

An intriguing repertoire of festive goodies aside, Yan Ting is also offering a special pen cai set. Tuck into their Exquisite Pun Choy | 锦绣精装盆菜 ($523 nett). Serving 6 pax, not only will you get to indulge in premium delicacies, but this set also comes with Medium Prosperity ‘Yu Sheng’ with Crispy Fish Skin and Fish Roe, and Fried Glutinous Rice with Preserved Meat. End your reunion dinner on a sweet note with their Happiness Osmanthus Wolfberry Cake for dessert! For a more sumptuous dinner, you can also check out their Signature Crispy Suckling Pig | 金牌乳猪 (from $368).

Enjoy islandwide pen cai delivery when you order in from Yan Ting for your CNY reunion dinner via Oddle Eats!

2. Kam’s Roast

Kam’s Roast Prosperous Treasure Pot to whet your appetites (from $258)

A well-known roast meat specialist, Kam’s Roast hails all the way from Hong Kong, where pen cai originates from. You can bet, therefore, that Kam’s Roast New Year Treasure Pot 甘牌新年盆菜 (from $258) is as authentic as it gets. Offering pen cai(s) in two sizes – Small and Big, you also have the option of having it delivered to you in a claypot. This helps keeps the food warm whilst also allowing for hassle-free reheating at home. If you’re craving roast meat, check out Kam’s Roast Prosperity Set ($108) and Kam’s Toro Char Siu 甘牌金薄肥浓叉烧 ($38.80) too, which come with a dazzling coating of edible 22-carat gold flakes.

3. Peony Jade

Indulge in a medley of premium delicacies with Peony Jade’s Treasure Poon Choi (from $539).

A MICHELIN Plate 2019 & 2018 and MICHELIN BIB GOURMAND 2017 & 2016 Restaurant, Peony Jade pride themselves on Classic & Modern Cantonese Cuisine. You can therefore be assured that their BOUNTIFUL $Wealth$” ABALONE TREASURE Poon Choi ($338.88) is filled with only the most luxurious ingredients. Think 8-head Premium Abalone, Cured Golden Oysters, Succulent Fresh Whole Scallops, and the list goes on. With a serving size for 5 pax, you’ll also receive a Bountiful Harvest” Deluxe Harmony Salmon Lou-Hei Yu-Sheng!

For the ultimate indulgent combo set, you can order their ROYALE LUXE ABALONE TREASURE Poon Choi COMBO SET PACKAGE ($539). Besides their pen cai, this set package also comes with other auspicious dishes like ‘Abundance Wealth’ Cantonese-style Sweet & Sour Marble Goby, ‘Abundance Wealth’ REUNION Glutinous Rice with Premium Cured Meat & Lup-Cheong, and more!

With everything made to order, it is recommended to place your orders early by 9th January 2022 so that it can be delivered in time for your reunion dinner!

4. Lime Restaurant

Usher in the Year of Tiger with a lavish Treasure Pot Reunion Pen Cai (from $318) from Lime Restaurant.

Offering one of the best buffets in Singapore, Lime Restaurant has come up with an assortment of comforting dishes to usher in the lunar new year. Savour a treasure trove of premium ingredients in the Treasure Pot Reunion Pen Cai (from $318), or go with ever-classic dishes such as the Braised American Sea Cucumber (from $108), or Fragrant Glutinous Rice with Chinese Sausage. Last but not least, end off on a sweet note with these exquisite Prosperity Praline Set or buttery Pineapple Tarts from their CNY goodies selection.

Now open for pre-orders, these festive dishes and goodies are available for both collection or delivery between 29 January and 24 February 2021. Get your pen cai delivery when you order in from Oddle Eats today!

5. Ming Kitchen Seafood Restaurant

This Auspicious Pen Cai | 富贵盆菜 (from $220) from Ming Kitchen Seafood Restaurant is a must-try for all seafood lovers.

Offering Chinese-style seafood cuisine at affordable prices, Ming Kitchen Seafood Restaurant‘s Auspicious Pen Cai | 富贵盆菜 (from $220) contains an abundance of premium seafood. Nevertheless, in addition to 10-head abalone and sea prawns, just to mention a few, the dish also consists of meat ingredients such as pig trotters and duck wing. They even deliver it in a claypot and warmer bag so that it reaches your dining table still piping hot. If you need a yu sheng to go along with your pen cai, there’s the Auspicious “Pen Cai” + Prosperity “Yu Sheng” 富贵盆菜 + 风声水起 (from $248) available too.

All the pen cai ingredients can also be delivered in frozen vacuum packs. This means you can order the dish in advance, store and reheat it just before your reunion dinner. Enjoy pen cai delivery when you order yours through Oddle Eats this Chinese New Year!

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