For your cream sauce add butter to a saucepan and cook on medium until melted. Add garlic and allow to cook for another minute. Whisk in flour until well combined. Add broth and whisk together until well combined. Add salt, pepper, and thyme to your cream sauce. Allow to cook for 3-5 minutes. Add cooked rice with cooked and shredded chicken to your sauce pan with the sauce. Mix until well combined.