Soften the unsalted butter.
- 1 Preheat the oven to 210˚C/190˚C fan/gas mark 6.
- 2 Pick the leaves from three of the thyme sprigs and mix with the butter and half of the Cook With M&S magic sprinkle.
- 3 Gently ease the skin away from the flesh of the chicken at the neck, and carefully rub the butter mixture underneath between the skin and flesh, reserving a little butter for the outside. Rub the remaining butter all over the skin.
- 4 Stuff half a lemon and the remaining thyme sprig inside the bird, then scatter the remaining Cook With M&S Magic Sprinkle over the skin. Cook for around 50-60 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and the juices run clear.