Catch the freshest offers with Mrs Crunch's top deals on British fish and seafood

GET trawling for some brilliant buys on British fish and seafood this week.

Morrisons fishmongers have a catch of in-store only deals until March 14, supporting the country’s fishing community.

I’ve also hauled up the best seafood from other supermarkets, making March a great time to enjoy the best of British.

With a bargain in your shopping basket, you can then cook up one of the recipes below from

Best of British

  • For a fish treat, introduce the family to something different. Sainsbury’s British smoked boneless mackerel is £4.
  • Sainsbury’s oak-smoked Scottish salmon, 100g, is delicious for £4.35.
  • Reel in a great deal at Waitrose, saving £1.50 on two Scottish loch trout fillets, now £4.50.
  • Get a smoking deal with a third off No1 chestnut-smoked Scottish salmon at Waitrose, down from £6 to £4.
  • Net a tub of Orkney crab meat, 100g, for £3.50 at Tesco.

Market street tip

DON’T move fish around the pan too much or it will break up.

Cook for three to four minutes each side before turning

Grab a bargain

HERE are some of the best British fish bargains you can find in store now at Morrisons . . . 

  • Net a whole mackerel, down from £6 per kilo to £5. You can get it gutted or filleted in-store.
  • Scrumptious roasted or in a rich sauce, monkfish tails are down from £24 per kilo to £20 per kilo.
  • Save £5 per kilo on squid, now £10 a kilo.
  • Buy ray wings for £10 per kilo, down from £12 per kilo.
  • Caught off the Cornish coast, king scallops are £1 each.
  • Whole Dover sole is now £15 per kilo, down from £20.
  • Try a fish box containing eight fish from five species, including plaice, sardines and mackerel, for just £7. But hurry – when it’s gone it’s gone.

Oven-ready dishes

GET your British fish ready to cook with these oven-ready dishes.

  • Waitrose Easy To Cook Scottish salmon roulade with spinach, 270g, is down to £6.40 from £8.
  • Sainsbury’s Scottish mussels in white wine, 500g, is £2.25.
  • Young’s two Scottish kipper fillets with butter are £2 at Asda.
  • Morrisons two salmon en croute, with Scottish salmon, is £5.50 and part of a dine-in-for-£12 meal deal, with a main, side, dessert and drink.

Grilled mackerel salad

Serves four

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes


  • 180g green lentils
  • 4 mackerels, filleted
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 150g radishes, sliced
  • 2 carrots, coarsely grated
  • 70g wild rocket
  • 1 orange, juice and zest only
  • 1 tsp horseradish sauce


  1. Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook the lentils for 25 minutes until tender. Drain well.
  2. Place the four mackerel fillets on to a baking tray, skin side up, and cut three slashes into the skin of each.
  3. Mix one tbsp oil and paprika and brush over the top of each fillet.
  4. Grill for six to seven minutes until cooked through.
  5. Toss together the radishes, carrots and rocket, fold in the cooked lentils and divide between four serving plates.
  6. Top each with a mackerel fillet.
  7. Whisk together the orange and horseradish sauce with one tbsp of the oil and drizzle over to serve.

Prawn, scallop and chorizo pil pil

Serves four

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes


  • 200g chorizo, sliced
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • 300g raw king prawns, de-shelled
  • 200g king scallops
  • 1 large handful parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp sweet smoked paprika


  1. Heat a large skillet pan over a high flame and add chorizo. Cook for five minutes, stirring occasionally before transferring to a plate.
  2. Add the oil to the pan over a medium heat, followed by the garlic and chilli, then cook for two minutes.
  3. Add the prawns and scallops and cook for five minutes until the prawns are pink and juicy and the scallops caramelised.
  4. Ensure you flip the scallops occasionally for an all-over even cook.
  5. Add seasoning, parsley and paprika, stir through and enjoy with crusty garlic bread. It’s the perfect Spanish supper for a warm spring day.

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