Cilantro Lime Rice for a Crowd

Cafe Rio Copycat Cilantro Lime Rice for a crowd
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 16 people
Calories 140kcal
Author heartysmarty
Cost $5



  • 3 tablespoon Butter
  • 6 cups White Rice
  • 12 cups Chicken Broth vegetable broth for vegetarian option
  • 3 Limes zested and juiced
  • 1 Tablespoon Dehydrated Onions
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Add the rice and butter in a large stock pot over medium high heat.
  • Brown the rice by cooking in butter about 5 minutes. Add broth, zest, juice dehydrated onions, and salt and cover with a lid.
  • Bring to a boil and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until water is fully absorbed, and rice can be fluffed with a fork.