Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celcius
Over a medium heat fry the chicken portions until just light golden brown.
Place browned chicken into an ovenproof casserole with a lid.
Place the onions & thyme sprigs on top of the chicken.
Mix the balsamic reduction, garlic paste, ginger and chilli,together, grind over some black pepper then pour the mixture over the chicken.
Cover with the lid and bake for approximately 30 minutes
Remove lid, reduce oven temp to 180 degrees Celcius then bake for another 15-20 minutes until the sauce has thickened and the chicken skin is crispy and brown
Serve with fluffy rice and vegetables
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