Nose cancer survivor and NPC (Nose Cancer Support Group) member, Lim Wai Cheng, shares the recipe for a yu sheng unlike any other. It's healthy, nutritious and easy to do!    



  • Cucumber 2 medium size local ones, or 3 Japanese cucumbers. Choose the slim ones. Discard the seeds and lightly squeeze out the liquid
  • Carrot (about 15cm long)
  • White radish - use the portion nearer the leaves, which has a milder and sweeter taste
  • Purple cabbage
  • Red, green and orange capsicums
  • Mango (half ripe)
  • Grapefruit
  • Green papaya (half ripe)


  • Plum sauce (any brand) – half bottle
  • 1 piece lemon
  • Mix the above 3

Nuts & seeds

  • Roast sesame seeds, roast peanuts or cashew nuts
  • Arrowhead “chi-gu” chips – this will replace the deep fried thick crispy but oily chips


Abalone and raw salmon can be added.


  • Use a shredder to slice all vegetables into strips.

  • Cut all fruits into slices.

  • For sauce preparation, mix the sauce ingredients, Try the taste and adjust accordingly. Pour onto salad right before consumption.

  • Add olive oil to the salad.

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Contributed by Lim Wai Cheng / NPC member / nose cancer survivor

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