You haven’t got a hold of this Shrimp Creole recipe because I usually favor Gumbo when pulling this type of stunt. The recipe is “made for 8” due to shrimp amount however, I believe for 4 very comfortably.
Aside from meat choices there's really only a couple 3 ingredients and techniques that separate the 2. Keep reading
Gumbo doesn’t have tomatoes and Shrimp Creole doesn't have okra and probably bacon. Shrimp Creole uses flour as a thickener unlike Gumbo uses flour as a roux for taste and frankly tint base. Remembering off hand, time.
Throughout the south roux’s go from light to dark all being the best depending on what family member you're talking to.... but this is not Gumbo.
By all means add your own extras if you’re feeling froggy! I’ll be inserting okra next time ;)