Step 1. Pre-heat oven to 190 degrees before you start anything!
Step 2. Scatter your onion and carrot over the base of a roasting tin
Step 3. You then need to stuff the chicken with the 2 lemon halves and the thyme
Step 4. Pop your chicken in the roasting tin with the onions and carrots and then smother the skin with your softened butter
Step 5. Next, season your chicken with plenty of salt & pepper
Step 6. Place your chicken in the oven for 1hr 20mins – check your chicken is cooked by piercing with a skewer and the juices should run clear
Step 7. Leave the chicken to rest then it’s ready to cut and add to your perfect Sunday roast!