Exclusively available in the ninth and tenth lunar months, the hairy crab is an autumn delicacy renowned for its sweet flesh and luscious golden roe. From 1 to 30 November 2022, enjoy these seasonal delights at Yàn Hairy Crab Feast, available on the a la carte menu or as part of a delightful six-course set menu ($168++; minimum 2 persons).
The key highlight for the season is to enjoy the traditional Steamed Hairy Crab ($98++ per 220g crab) served with minced ginger and vinegar – showcasing the natural sweetness of the prized crustacean’s succulent flesh. To commemorate Yàn’s seventh anniversary, the Steamed Live Hairy Crab is also featured in their anniversary set menu along with other complementary dishes such as Steamed Cod Fillet with Fermented Bean Paste and Signature Wok-fried Spare Ribs with Dang Gui.
Relish the flavoursome Braised Fish Maw with Chef’s Special Sauce, featuring fish maw braised in a special sauce comprising of pork, chicken, carrot, and cream in 6 hours, served with nai bai and yellow wood ear fungus. Pan-fried Carrot Cake topped with Hairy Crab Meat and Roe highlights the delicate sweetness of the delicate crab meat and crab roe with pan-fried carrot cake.
The feast is concluded with Double-boiled Ginger Tea with Peach Gum and Black Sesame Glutinous Rice Balls.
As the coveted crustaceans are believed to be ‘cooling’ for the body, it is recommended to enjoy them paired with the 8-year-old Shao Hsing Rice Wine ($78++ per 750ml bottle). The Chinese wine, served warm, will help to balance the body’s vital energy.
Revel in a spread of hairy crab specialties available daily for dine-in at Yàn during lunch and dinner (11.30am to 2.30pm; 6pm to 10pm) from 1 to 30 November 2022
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