GF & Lactose-Free Shrimp Scampi

There's something so classic about shrimp scampi. Light and buttery, with a bit of zing from the lemon juice – it's a fan favorite that will be sure to delight anyone dining at your table. Even better, this recipe is upgraded with suggestions to make this meal gluten-free and lactose-free!

Healthy Shrimp Scampi & 4th & Heart Ghee


  • 2 tablespoons 4th & Heart Original Recipe Ghee
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1⁄2 cup dry white wine (we recommend Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc)
  • 3⁄4 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Freshly squeezed juice of half a lemon
  • 1 3⁄4 pounds large or extra-large shrimp, shelled, cleaned + deveined 
  • 1⁄3 cup chopped parsley


  1. In a large skillet, melt ghee with olive oil. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add dry white wine, salt, red pepper flakes, and plenty of freshly ground black pepper. Bring to a simmer. Let the wine reduce by half, about 2 minutes. Add in the lemon juice.
  2. Add shrimp and sauté until they just turn pink, 2 to 4 minutes depending upon their size. Serve over gluten-free pasta or accompanied by gluten-free crusty bread, and garnish with parsley and lemon zest to taste.

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