The season to indulge in freshly caught and roe-filled Hairy Crabs returns. Chinese mitten crabs, commonly known as Hairy Crabs, are traditionally enjoyed in autumn for their golden roe. From 12 October to 29 November 2015, indulge in a selection of premium delicacies at Hai Tien Lo (海天楼) featuring these delectable seasonal crustaceans.
Specially crafted by Executive Chef Lai Tong Ping (黎东平), look forward to eight a la carte items and a six-course prix fixe menu showcasing the finest of these decadent crustaceans.
Well-known for their luscious meat and rich creamy roe, the seasonal Hairy Crabs are best paired with fresh ginger tea or wine to complement its natural flavours. The talented Chef Lai has based his creations on showcasing the finest elements of these premium crustaceans – the meat and roe. Savour Steamed Whole Hairy Crab with Perilla Leaves and experience a burst of natural sweetness from this prized delicacy or relish the handcrafted Braised Beancurd with Prawns, Hairy Crab Meat and Roe as each bite of the smooth and delicate homemade beancurd melts and blends flawlessly with the succulent crab meat. Guests can also delight in the refined creation of premium Stewed Boston Lobster with Egg White, Crab Meat and Roe.
The silky smooth egg white and tender lobster meat provide an added dimension to the immensely flavourful experience. For a lighter option, indulge in the Steamed Minced Pork Dumpling with Hairy Crab Meat and Roe. Each dumpling’s delicate skin encase a rich and flavourful filling of aromatic soup and silky crab meat, complemented by luscious golden crab roe that provides an extra texture to the dish.
Embark on the ultimate pampering experience with Chef Lai’s curation of an indulgent six-course menu which highlights different and unique ways of preparing the succulent hairy crabs. Chef Lai skilfully preserve the rich and natural sweetness of the meat while attaining a fine balance of flavours with other elements of the dishes. Highlights of the set menu include Seafood with Bamboo Pith, Hairy Crab Meat and Roe in Thick Broth and Braised Sea Cucumber stuffed with Prawn Paste and Minced Pork in Crab Meat and Roe.
Available during lunch and dinner, the six-course menu is priced at $188 per person, with a minimum of two diners required and a la carte items start from $6.80 per serving.
For enquiries and reservations, please call +65 6826 8240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.