6 Pencai Treasure Pots To Get For Chinese New Year In Singapore

Pencai, or poon choy in Cantonese (which when translated means “basin dish”), is a wonder pot, full of decadent Chinese New Year delicacies that range from abalone and dried oysters to sea cucumber and fish maw.

The dish, which dates back to the Song Dynasty, has become increasingly popular in Singapore over the last decade. In fact, it is now a staple for the auspicious season.

Essentially, the pot includes braised dried seafood, roast meats and stewed vegetables, ladled with a rich and thick oyster sauce and stock-based gravy.

Here are six pencai offerings to whet your appetite.

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