Salmon Steak with Béarnaise Sauce

I realize that I’m not the best at writing recipes, considering most of my experience has been half-assed Instagram posts that I write with one finger while eating whatever I’m posting about.  My new goal is to be really explicit with instructions as I know things like homemade mayonnaise, hollandaise, bearnaise, etc, can be very easily screwed up! Let me know if anything is unclear ever!

image1 (1)Ingredients

1 Salmon steak

1 tbsp olive oil

salt to taste, fresh dill to taste

3 egg yolks

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp tarragon

3/4 cup melted butter or ghee

(Sidenote: generally, bearnaise sauce has shallots in it but I didn’t feel like having onion breath this time)


For the salmon, coat salmon in olive oil and season with salt.  Place salmon in a small frying pan on medium heat.  Place sprigs of dill in frying pan and with a spoon toss oil over the salmon repeatedly.  Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side.

For the béarnaise, whisk egg yolks, lemon juice and tarragon in a small bowl.  Transfer to blender.  While the blender is running, very slowly drip the butter into the egg.  Very slowly.  If you don’t do it slowly I’ll be upset.

Plate your meat and drizzle your sauce over it and put something green beside it.  You are now an adult.


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