Go all out for a meal in with Mrs Crunch’s hassle-free takeaways for the whole family – The Sun

Go all out for a meal in with Mrs Crunch’s hassle-free takeaways for the whole family – The Sun

January 28, 2022

TAKE away a great deal on no-faff fast food with a world of supermarket offers this week. Whether you are in the mood for good old fish and chips, a tapas-style taste of Spain or the spicy flavours of America’s Deep South, there is a takeaway for you.

Here is my pick of no-hassle dishes for the whole family . . . plus two tantalising recipes for you to try from morrisons.com.


TUCK into a Marks & Spencer meal deal for two.

For £12, get a main course, side, dessert and a bottle of wine.

Main courses may include two sirloin steaks or Gastropub Chicken in Red Wine.

Fish & Chips

NET a great deal with Youngs Gastro Battered Fish Fillets, half-price at Tesco at two for £2.

Go cheap as chips with McCain Extra-Chunky Home Chips, 1kg, half-price at Tesco, now £1.45.


GET your spicy favourites for less with £1 off selected currys at Asda, including chicken tikka masala and chicken jalfrezi, 400g, each down to £2.50 from £3.50.


FANCY a feast from the East this weekend?

Save £2.50 on Morrisons’ Chinese meal for two with Chicken & Black Bean Sauce and Sweet & Sour, now £5.


STUFF yourself silly with a Chicago Town Stuffed Crust Pizza, currently half-price at Morrisons, down from £4 to £2.

Tex Mex

GET a taste of the Deep South with Morrisons’ Tex Mex Chilli Wedge Melt, £2.50, or buy three for £6.

Morrisons also has Birds Eye Chicken Shop Hot & Fiery Chicken Thighs, 450g, for £3 until Sunday, saving £1. Serve with a bowl of McCain Crispy French Fries, 1.4kg, down from £3 to £2 at Morrisons.


TAKE yourself back to that week in the sun with Sainsbury’s Taste The Difference Chicken & King Prawn Paella, serves two, down from £6 to £5.

Wash it down with Sainsbury’s Medium Dry Cava, £6.


TASTE the States with Iceland’s American Family Feast, including two mains, two sides and two drinks, for £10.

Oriental lamb stir-fry

(Serves four)


  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and chopped
  • 90ml Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder
  • 30ml runny honey
  • 2½cm root ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 300g stir-fry vegetables
  • 400g fresh egg noodles
  • Salt and pepper
  • 400g lamb leg steaks cut into strips
  • 2 tsps rapeseed oil
  • 2 tbsps flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tbsps light soy sauce


  1. To prepare the marinade, mix the first six ingredients in a shallow bowl. Stir in the vegetables and the lamb, cover and set aside for ten minutes.
  2. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan or wok. Remove the lamb from the marinade (reserving the marinade) and fry for three to four minutes, tossing frequently.
  3. Return the reserved marinade to the pan and fry the noodles, tossing gently, for two to three minutes.
    Season if required. Garnish with parsley and soy sauce, then serve.

Chicken Makhani

(Serves four)


  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic clove
  • 1 each red chilli, green chilli
  • 750g chicken breast
  • 2 tsp each chilli powder, ground ginger
  • 3 tsp each turmeric, ground cumin, ground coriander
  • 50g butter
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 175ml double cream
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsps fresh coriander
  • Rice and naan breads of your choice



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  1. Chop the onion, crush the garlic and slice the chilli. Dice the chicken into chunks. Mix the spices.
  2. Melt the butter and cook the onions for five minutes, without allowing to brown. Add the chilli and cook for two minutes. Stir in the spice mix and cook for a further three minutes. Add the chicken, coating well in the spices. Add the tomatoes and a third of a tin of water, plus the crumbled stock cube.
  3. Simmer for 15 minutes, then add the double cream and season to taste. Add the juice of half a lemon and finish with fresh coriander.
  4. Serve with rice and naan bread, cooked per the pack instructions.

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