The midfielder entered the fray with Harry Kane on 64 minutes and struck a superb equaliser eight minutes later - his first senior Spurs goal.
Ryan was then involved in the build-up for the second goal as Andros Townsend's shot was diverted home by Roberto Soldado before Harry's clinical finish in added time put the issue beyond doubt.
Academy graduate Ryan claimed 73.3% per of votes cast on Twitter, Facebook and on the Match Centre here on tottenhamhotspur.com.
MAN OF THE MATCH - FOREST
Ryan Mason - 73.3%
Andros Townsend - 15.5%
Aaron Lennon - 11.2%
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