4 pounds round steak
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
40 cloves garlic, peeled
1 cup beef broth or water
1/2 cup whiskey
6 to 10 dried small red chile peppers
Trim steak and cut into large chunks, about 1/2 inch square.
Combine flour, salt and pepper. Roll beef in mixture. Heat 4 tablespoons oil in a deep, heavy skillet. Brown meat on all sides. Remove meat from skillet.
Reduce heat and add 1 tablespoon oil and garlic; cook until garlic is golden. Add broth, whiskey and chile peppers to garlic. Put browned meat on top of garlic; cover and cook slowly until beef is tender, about 1 hour.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.