Yusheng is a traditional raw fish salad served in Malaysia and Singapore. It is a communal ceremonial New Years dish. The ingredients are placed individually on a serving platter, the salad is dressed and then all the guests toss the salad up in the air with chopsticks. The higher the toss, the more prosperity in the New Year. Slideshow: More Asian Recipes
To perform the ceremony, gather your participants around the dish. The host will sprinkle the sesame seeds, peanuts, and spice mixture on the salad. Then the host will pour the dressing over the salad. With chopsticks, the participants will toss the ingredients into the air, wishing each other prosperity and good fortune. The higher the toss, the more prosperity.