2 skin-on salmon fillets, about 6 ounces each
Ground white pepper
3 tablespoons safflower or other vegetable oil
1/2 pound asparagus, trimmed
3 large egg yolks
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
Pinch cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, plus more for seasoning
1 tablespoon minced fresh chives, plus more for garnish
1 tablespoon minced fresh dill, plus more for garnish
1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon, plus more for garnish
1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, cubed and at room temperature
Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil.
Season your salmon with sea salt and white pepper.